Updated: Sat, 16 Nov 2013 08:00:00 GMT | By Emma Roberts
Maleficent poster revealed: the revival of fairy tale movies

The revival of fairy tale movies

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Angelina Jolie appears in this stunning new poster from her upcoming movie Maleficent.

The movie is set to chart the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the 1959 classic Sleeping Beauty. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land’s fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayal, an act that begins to turn her pure heart to stone.

Maleficent is just one in a line of many movies based on a fairy tales - click on to see more...