Disney fans will be happy to here that the studio has finally released an official trailer for their upcoming live-action fantasy, Maleficent. Production on the highly anticipated film started in June 2012 and the studio has been very secretive about sharing anything.
Maleficent retells the classic story of Sleeping Beauty from Maleficent’s (Angelina Jolie) perspective and we get to see the motivation behind her villainous actions. This new trailer gives us our first glimpse at the unique fantasy world director Robert Stromberg has created.
The trailer opens up with Elle Fanning speaking to Maleficent and explaining that she is not afraid. We also see Vivienne Jolie-Pitt running through a field as a toddler-age Princess Aurora. Plus, audiences get a closer look at Jolie as Maleficent and some iconic moments from the original Sleeping Beauty. Watch the stunning teaser trailer below:
Maleficent also stars Brenton Thwaites, Sharlto Copley, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, Miranda Richardson, Peter Capaldi, Sam Riley, and Hannah New. What do you think of this new trailer? Will you be seeing Maleficent when it hits theaters on May 30, 2014?