Disney have unveiled the second trailer for the Sleeping Beauty prequel Maleficent, starring Angelina Jolie as the evil witch who will poison the princess.
The film’s plot will reveal how and why Maleficent became so evil with a cold heart. As you can see from the trailer, Disney start by showing us the comparisons between the 1959 animated feature and this live action film and the results look very impressive. Jolie herself looks fantastic in costume.
Maleficent will open in the US and UK from the 30th May 2014.
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.