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First look at Angelina Jolie in Maleficent

The first image of Angelina Jolie as the evil queen in Disney’s revisionist take on the Sleeping Beauty legend, Maleficent, has arrived online (courtesy of Slashfilm). Those horns look mighty threatening. Almost as sharp as her cheekbones! Elle Fanning stars as the slumbering Princess Aurora, tormented by Jolie’s title character. Brenton Thwaites, Juno Temple, Imelda Staunton, Lesley Manville, […]

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Aussie to play Prince in Disney’s Maleficent

Australian actor Brenton Thwaites has been cast opposite Angelina Jolie in Disney’s upcoming take on the Sleeping Beauty saga, Maleficent. According to Deadline, the former Home and Away star will play the young prince to Elle Fanning‘s Princess Aurora and Jolie’s evil queen. Robert Stromberg will direct. Discuss: Glad to see another Aussie actor break-out?

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Elle Fanning in talks to play Sleeping Beauty

Hollywood has fairy tale fever at the moment, and Elle Fanning looks to be the latest young starlet to jump on the bandwagon. Twitch reports that Fanning is in talks to star as Princess Aurora (aka Sleeping Beauty) in Disney’s upcoming Maleficent. Though Sleeping Beauty is the big name, the film itself is titled after the […]

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