Australian native Brenton Thwaites has been cast as the prince in Disney’s Maleficent. The Robert Stromberg-directed film stars Angelina Jolie as Maleficent and Elle Fanning as Princess Aurora. Thwaites was in the Australian television show Home And Away. From working on Home and Away he got a role in the Lifetime Channel film Blue Lagoon: The Awakening, which will be released next month. And even before that, he had a part in the Australian television drama SLiDE and it was considered his breakout role.
Maleficent is set to start filming in June of this year and currently has a release date of March 14, 2014.
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