MALEFICENT Poster Debuts (Mania.com)

By:Robert T. Trate
Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Source: Walt Disney

Walt Disney is hitting us with a one-two punch for MALEFICENT and the first arrives today. Check out the first official poster from the live action film coming this summer. The second punch arrives tomorrow with the first trailer (debuting at 9AM EST). 

Synopsis: From Disney comes “Maleficent”—the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the 1959 classic “Sleeping Beauty.” A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land’s fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayal—an act that begins to turn her pure heart to stone. Bent on revenge, Maleficent faces an epic battle with the invading king’s successor and, as a result, places a curse upon his newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Maleficent realizes that Aurora holds the key to peace in the kingdom—and perhaps to Maleficent’s true happiness as well.

“Maleficent,” the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the 1959 classic “Sleeping Beauty,” reveals the events that hardened Maleficent’s heart and drove her to curse the baby, Aurora.

MALEFICENT features Angelina Jolie, Sharlto Copley, Elle Fanning, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, Lesley Manville. The screenplay is by Linda Woolverton and it si directed by Robert Stromberg. 

MALEFICENT appears in theaters May 30th, 2014. 

 

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