Angelina Jolie Is A High-Flying Devil On The Set of Disney’s MALEFICENT

Last week, we brought you the first look at Angelina Jolie in all her horned glory in her latest role as the Sleeping Beauty villainess, Maleficent. She was transformed into the evil fairy of the tale with a horned headdress and prosthetic cheekbones, giving her sharper and a more angular facial shape. Disney’s Maleficent tells the story from Maleficent’s point of view.

You gotta give Jolie credit for not being afraid of the physicality of her roles. Here, we’ve got pictures from the set of Maleficent where she is filming stunts, strapped into a harness and wirework dangling from a large crane. Check out these shots below:

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Elsewhere, on location, there is a battle scene being filmed for Maleficent:


This is the untold story of Disney’s most beloved villain, Maleficent, from the 1959 classic “Sleeping Beauty.” The film reveals the events that hardened her heart and drove her to curse the baby, Aurora.

Directed by two-time Oscar®-winning production designer Robert Stromberg (“Avatar,” “Alice in Wonderland”), in his directorial debut, and produced by Joe Roth, “Maleficent” is written by Linda Woolverton (“The Lion King,” “Beauty and the Beast”) and executive produced by Angelina Jolie, Don Hahn, Matt Smith and Palak Patel.

Maleficent,” starring Academy Award®–winning actress Angelina Jolie and co-stars Sharlto Copley (“District 9”), Elle Fanning (“Super 8”), Sam Riley (“On the Road”), Imelda Staunton (“Vera Drake”), Miranda Richardson (“The Hours”), Juno Temple (“Atonement”) and Lesley Manville (“Secrets & Lies”).

Maleficent is slated to hit theaters in 3D on March 14, 2014.

Lillian 'zenbitch' Standefer
Written by Lillian 'zenbitch' Standefer

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