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Angelina Jolie Talks Maleficent in Behind-the-Scenes Feature (watch!)

Angelina Jolie in Maleficent, the upcoming Disney movie about its most fearsome witch.

Angelina Jolie in Maleficent, the upcoming Disney movie about its most fearsome witch.

Angelina Jolie provides her insights into her new Disney movie “Maleficent” in a new behind-the-scenes “legacy” featurette released today (Apr. 18). “We’ve never known what happened before,” she says.

“We all know the story of ‘Sleeping Beauty,’ so we know Maleficent, we know what happened at that christening,” she explains.

“But we’ve never known what happened before,” she says.

The movie tells the never-before-told story about how Maleficent was transformed from a princess into an evil sorceress bent on exacting revenge on the king. She casts an evil spell on his daughter Princess Aurora, aka Sleeping Beauty, on the day she is born.

Elle Fanning, who plays Aurora also weighs in on the picture. “It’s the classic story of Sleeping Beauty plus so much more,” she says.

“I’ve always felt when I watched the animated version I wasn’t super scared of Maleficent when I watched it,” she adds. “I was always intrigued with her.”

The clip intersperses scenes of the movie with scenes from the classic 1959 Disney animated feature. It also provides a number of new looks at Angelina in character as the the most evil witch of all time.

Especially catch the scene where Maleficent flies with bat-like wings. The special effects are amazing.

Also, starting today, fans can enter for a chance to win a trip to the world premiere of the film in the Maleficent “Embrace Your Inner Evil” Sweepstakes.

Fans can enter by recreating Maleficent’s laugh and posting the video to Instagram using #MaleficentLaughSweeps. read the official rules here.

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