New Disney Maleficent trailer mixes old tale with the new
In the latest trailer for Disney’s upcoming live-action film ‘Maleficent’, the trailer brings the original animated feature into the mix. The film still has a few more months before the big summer release, but Disney is getting the marketing machine ready with a the new trailer below.
Expected to release on June 30, the film stars Angelina Jolie in the title role, and the film has already picked up quite a bit of momentum heading into spring. Of course this is an addition to the original tale “Sleeping Beauty,” first released by Disney back in 1959.
The new film is set to tell the tale of revenge, with Jolie as Maleficent adding the story of why she was after the daughter of the King and Queen to begin with. The film was directed by Robert Stromberg with Paul Dini and Linda Woolverton on hand as writers. The film itself stars Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning and Sharlto Copley.