Production on Walt Disney Studios' new dark fairytale feature 'Maleficent' kicked off last week here in the UK and already our first peek at its star Angelina Jolie ('The Bone Collector') has arrived. Jolie, who will also serve as a executive producer on the project, plays the title character in this the untold story of Disney villain, Maleficent, from the 1959 classic animated movie 'Sleeping Beauty'. The film reveals the events that hardened her heart and drove her to curse the baby, Aurora (played by Elle Fanning). Robert Stromberg makes his directorial debut and will helm from a script by by Linda Woolverton ('The Lion King'). Miranda Richardson, Sharlto Copley ('District 9'), Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton ('The Awakening'), Lesley Manville and the gorgeous Juno Temple ('The Dark Knight Rises') all star alongside Jolie. Check out the new still below. The flick isn't due to hit theatres until 14 March 2014.
Angelina Jolie in 'Maleficent'