Disney’s all-time classic animated film Sleeping Beauty is set to hit the big screens as an all new live action story starring one of the world’s biggest stars, Angelina Jolie. Maleficent is being prepped to shoot later this year and the search is on for talented actors of all ages for supporting players in this rich and fabled tale.
Maleficent will explore the origin story of the title character who is known as the evil fairy in the original Sleeping Beauty and will explore what led her to curse the beautiful Princess Aurora. In addition to the Oscar winning Jolie as Maleficent, the film will feature The Secret Life Of An American Teenager star India Eisley as the young version of Maleficent and Elle Fanning, Miranda Richardson and Sharlto Copely in supporting roles. Mega producer Joe Roth has also lined up an impressive creative team to bring this vision to life including the fabulous talents of director Robert Stromberg (an Oscar Winning production designer of Alice In Wonderland and Avatar) and screenwriter Linda Woolverton ( Beauty And The Beast, The Lion King). This is a project that will certainly grab plenty of attention during awards season and is sure to be seen by millions of rapt viewers around the world. Audition notices and Casting calls for supporting and extras roles will be announced soon, if you are interested in this project be sure to keep checking back for all of the exciting updates.
Imagine jump starting your acting career as part of one of the most beloved Disney stories ever told starring the amazing Angelina Jolie. This is the kind of opportunity that does not come around very often. The world will be watching. Casting will be starting soon. Stay tuned and you may just be the next actor cast in Walt Disney Pictures Maleficent.