Angelina Jolie Becomes Sleeping Beauty Villain

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Talk about perfect casting! Angelina Jolie is set to tackle the role of the villain in Maleficent from Disney. The flick is the live action telling of the Sleeping Beauty tale. With Jolie channeling her inner evil, add this to our must-see list.

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“Wait until you see the horns,” she tells EW in a new interview.

As Mirror Mirror and Snow White and the Huntsman bring to life the wintry-named princess this year, Movie Fanatic could not be more thrilled about a live action Sleeping Beauty with Jolie in what may be the role of a lifetime.

After seeing Julia Roberts as the Evil Queen in Mirror Mirror and Charlize Theron as the same character in Snow White and the Huntsman, we think the Disney villainesses have scored again with Jolie and her dark mane tackling one of the studio’s great evildoers.

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Angelina Jolie

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Angelina Jolie is an Academy Award-winning actress, former model, and UN Goodwill Ambassador from Los Angeles and is the daughter of the famous Jon Voight.

Jolie's brekathrough performances came in the form of made for TV movies, George Wallace and Gia. After these movies, Jolie quickly rose to fame with her Academy Award-winning role in Girl Interrupted, her role as the iconic video game heroine Lara Croft in Tomb Raider, and her leading role with live-in boyfriend Brad Pitt in Mr & Mrs. Smith.

In her personal life, Angelina Jolie was first married in 1996 to Hackers co-star Johnny Lee Miller. She was later re-married to Pushing Tin co-star Billy Bob Thornton. Her and Billy Bob shared vials of each others' blood around their necks. Very sweet. In 2005, she became the other woman and stole heartthrob Brad Pitt, her Mr & Mrs. Smith co-star, from America' sweetheart Jennifer Aniston. Bottom line? Angelina Jolie really gets into her roles.

Jolie has four children and a fifth (and possibly sixth!) one on the way. Three of Jolie's children are adopted: Maddox, Zahara, and Pax. In 2006, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie combined their perfect genes and gave the world Shiloh.

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