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‘Maleficent’s Robert Stromberg Now Most Successful In Losing Helming Virginity – With Maleficent reaching $521 million, Robert Stromberg has set the global box office record for the biggest-grossing live-action directing debut. He has toppled Joseph Kosinski, whose first outing Tron Legacy grossed just slightly more than $400 million worldwide. Stromberg far outpaces Rupert Sanders, who came up just short of passing Kosinski when he directed Snow White And The Huntsman, which grossed $396 million. 5 years 48 weeks ago via jetli

Review: 'Maleficent' Belongs to Angelina Jolie

7:12 PM 5/30/2014 by Jeff Giles
"Let us tell an old story anew," begins the voiceover that accompanies Maleficent, and although that's an appealing notion on its face, it's one with which modern moviegoers have become overly acquainted in recent years; if you've set foot in a cineplex lately, you know they're all stuffed with reboots, remakes, sequels, and reimaginings, and Disney's latest live-action effort falls squarely into the latter camp, offering a revisionist take on Sleeping Beauty that purports to tell the tale of just how, exactly, that nasty old witch ended up cursing an innocent baby to fall in

Maleficent Reviews - What Did You Think?! Walt Disney Pictures' Maleficent is now playing in theaters and we've created this spot for you to tell us and your fellow moviegoers what you thought about the Robert Stromberg-directed film, starring Angelina Jolie, Sharlto Copley, Elle Fanning, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple and Lesley Manville.

New 'Maleficent' Trailer: Angelina Jolie Gets Wicked

11:37 AM 1/21/2014 by Jeff Giles
Like it or not, the old-fashioned two-dimensional villain is a thing of the past -- and the studio that helped define that archetype for several generations of filmgoers is now actively helping to shatter it with movies like Maleficent, starring Angelina Jolie as the witch who infamously ruined Sleeping Beauty's christening with a curse.

'Maleficent' Teaser Oozes Evil

11:48 AM 11/13/2013 by Jeff Giles
Ever wonder what would possess an old cruel-hearted witch to put a sleeping spell on a beautiful young girl? On May 30, 2014, Disney will set out to answer the question with Maleficent, starring Angelina Jolie in a live-action origin story about the witch from Sleeping Beauty. Studio synopsis below:

'Maleficent' Director Robert Stromberg Planning Adventure Film 'Safari'

Robert Stromberg – In the world of visual effects and design, Robert Stromberg is an industry leader. The veteran production designer has worked on a whole host of blockbuster films and has even won two Academy Awards for Art Direction on Avatar and Alice in Wonderland. Now, Stromberg is making his transition into the director’s chair with Disney’s much-anticipated live-action Sleeping Beauty film Maleficent, starring Angelina Jolie as the titular sorceress. 7 years 35 weeks ago via donnieyen

Disney Crowns Young Prince In 'Maleficent' – EXCLUSIVE: Brenton Thwaites has been set as the prince in Maleficent, the Robert Stromberg-directed film that stars Angelina Jolie as the title character and Dakota Fanning as Princess Aurora. Who is Thwaites? He’s here from Australia, where he played a role in the Aussie TV series Home and Awa 7 years 52 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Angelina Jolie's 'Maleficent' Will Start Shooting in June (Exclusive) – Jolie will play the fairy-sorceress in Disney's re-imagining of the Sleeping Beauty tale; Elle Fanning circling to play Aurora. 8 years 11 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Elle Fanning To Join Angelina Jolie In 'Maleficent' – After Angelina Jolie told the world while promoting In The Land of Blood And Honey that she wanted to next star in Maleficent, things are happening quickly for the Disney film that will be directed by Robert Stromberg. Elle Fanning is in talks to co-star in the film as Princess Aurora, the sleeping beauty in the classic tale. 8 years 11 weeks ago via jetli


Posted February 14th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

When Princess Aurora is born, the entire kingdom is delighted, except for the evil fairy Maleficent, who places a curse on the young beauty that only a prince can break. Sent into hiding for her own safety and protected by fairies Flora, Fauna, and Merryweather, "Briar Rose" lives in the forest, unaware of her royal blood.

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