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The Huffington Post's Jim Hill talks to Disney producer Joe Roth about developing Oz The Great and Powerful the 2014 film Maleficent.
Deadline.com writes Pax and Zahara Jolie-Pitt will be appearing in Disney's Maleficent with their mother Angelina Jolie. The film is scheduled for release March 14, 2014.
ComingSoon.net writes Angelina Jolie's daughter Vivienne will play a minor role in the upcoming live-action version of Maleficent (in which Angelina will play the title role). The film is due in theaters March 14, 2014.
The Walt Disney Studios announced today that production began Wednesday, June 13th, on “Maleficent,” starring Academy Award®–winning actress Angelina Jolie. Directed by two-time Oscar®-winning production designer Robert Stromberg (“Avatar,” “Alice in Wonderland”), in his directorial debut, and produced by Joe Roth, “Maleficent” is written by Linda Woolverton (“The Lion King,” “Beauty and the Beast”) and executive produced by Angelina Jolie, Don Hahn, Matt Smith and Palak Patel. Co-starring in the film are Sharlto Copley (“District 9”), Elle Fanning (“Super 8”), Sam Riley (“On the Road”), Imelda Staunton (“Vera Drake”), Miranda Richardson (“The Hours”), Juno Temple (“Atonement”) and Lesley Manville (“Secrets & Lies”).
This is the untold story of Disney’s most beloved villain, Maleficent, from the 1959 classic “Sleeping Beauty.” The film reveals the events that hardened her heart and drove her to curse the baby, Aurora. Behind-the-scenes talent includes Academy Award®–winning cinematographer Dean Semler (“Dances with Wolves,” “In the Land of Blood and Honey”), production designer Gary Freeman (“Saving Private Ryan,” “The Bourne Supremacy”), two-time Oscar® nominated costume designer Anna B. Sheppard (“Schindler’s List,” “The Pianist”) and seven-time Academy Award–winning makeup artist Rick Baker (“Planet of the Apes,” “Men in Black”).
"Maleficent” is scheduled for a March 14, 2014 release in 3D.
Deadline.com writes Australian actor Brenton Thwaites has been cast as the prince in Disney's upcoming live action film Maleficent. The film will have Angelina Jolie as the title character.
The Walt Disney Studios has announced a U.S. release date of March 14, 2014, for Maleficent, starring Angelina Jolie in the title role as Disney’s ultimate villain. The live-action film explores the origins of the evil fairy Maleficent and what led her to curse Princess Aurora in Disney’s animated classic Sleeping Beauty. Leading a team of visionary filmmakers known for creating and transporting audiences to new and exciting worlds, Academy Award®-winning production designer Robert Stromberg (Avatar, Disney’s Alice in Wonderland and Oz The Great and Powerful) will direct with a script by Linda Woolverton (Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, and Alice in Wonderland). Maleficent is produced by Joe Roth (Disney’s Alice in Wonderland and Oz The Great and Powerful).
Deadline.com reports (from a tip on TwitchFilm.com) that actress Elle Fanning will be joining star Angelina Jolie in Disney's upcoming live-action film 'Maleficent' directed by Robert Stromberg. Fanning is in talks to co-star as Princess Aurora.
The Hollywood Reporter writes about Angelina Jolie's next film role - the title role in Disney's upcoming live action film 'Maleficent'.
The Hollywood Reporter writes David O. Russell is one of the leading candidates to direct Maleficent following the departure of Tim Burton from the project earlier this year. Russell directorial credits include Three Kings and The Fighter
According to The Hollywood Reporter Tim Burton will not be directing Disney's "Maleficent" starring Angelina Jolie. The industry paper offers a rumored candidate to direct the developing project.
When asked about her interest in the rumored Maleficent role, Angelina Jolie tells MTV News "It's all new and being discussed, but I loved her when I was a little girl. She was my favorite. Tim Burton, the chance to work with him would be extraordinary." (via Showbiz Spy)
Rumors have surfaced that Angelina Jolie is in talks to play the villainous Maleficent in Disney's planned live-action re-telling of the "Sleeping Beauty" tale.
Building on the successful "Alice in Wonderland" The Hollywood Reporter "Heat Vision" blog reports Disney has signed screenwriter Linda Woolverton to bring a live action Maleficent to the big screen - with rumors Tim Burton is interested in the project. The film is expected to tell the familiar tale from the villainess' perspective.
Rumors of Disney teaming with Tim Burton for a retelling of Maleficient's (Sleeping Beauty's villainess) tale swirl at /Film via Ain't It Cool News
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