Disney has announced the start of production on Angelina Jolie’s Maleficent and have released this great first look image.
The film tells the untold story of Disney’s most beloved villain, Maleficent, from the 1959 classic Sleeping Beauty and reveals the events that hardened her heart and drove her to curse the baby, Aurora.
Co-starring are Sharlto Copley, Elle Fanning, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Miranda Richardson, Juno Temple and Lesley Manville.
Directed by Robert Stromberg and produced by Joe Roth, Maleficent is written by Linda Woolverton and executive produced by Angelina Jolie, Don Hahn, Matt Smith and Palak Patel.
Maleficent is scheduled for a March 14, 2014 US release in 3D.