Behind the kiss, behind the magic and behind the legend of Sleeping Beauty, lies the story of Maleficent
. And that’s exactly what we have today for you – a brand new preview of Disney’s dark fantasy with Angelina Jolie
as the self-proclaimed Mistress of All Evil
. Head inside to check her out, this doesn’t look bad at all…
Directed by Robert Stromberg
, the movie portrays the story from the perspective of the antagonist, Maleficent, described as a beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, with an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom.
All that will change when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land, take a look:
And, in case you forgot the rest of the story:
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.
Also starring Sharlto Copley
, Elle Fanning
, Sam Riley
, Imelda Staunton
, Juno Temple
, and Lesley Manville
is set to hit theaters on May 30th, 2014.