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First Look at Horned Angelina Jolie in Disney's 'Maleficent'

June 20, 2012 (2:45 am) GMT
Sporting Maleficent's iconic horns and bright green and yellow eyes, Jolie oozes her villainess persona in the official image for the Walt Disney Pictures upcoming fairytale movie.

Walt Disney Pictures has uncovered how will look like as the titular character in "". In a newly released official picture of the film, the longtime partner of is featured sporting a full Maleficent makeup complete with the fictional figure's iconic horns. She is also pictured donning bright green and yellow contact lenses.

Disney describes the upcoming movie "the untold story of Disney's most beloved villain, Maleficent, from the 1959 classic 'Sleeping Beauty'." The movie is said to reveal "the events that hardened her heart and drove her to curse the baby, Aurora."

Jolie once explained her role in the movie. "It's not anti-princess, but it's the first time they're looking at this epic woman," she told Entertainment Weekly. "I hope in the end you see a woman who is capable of being many things, and just because she protects herself and is aggressive, it doesn't mean she can't have other [warmer] qualities. You have to figure out the puzzle of what she is."

The "" actress elaborated further on the supposedly antagonist character as saying, "It sounds really crazy to say that there will be something that's good for young girls in this, because it sounds like you're saying they should be a villain." She added, "[Maleficent] is actually a good person. But she's not perfect. She's far from perfect."

Directed by Robert Stromberg, "Maleficent" is due to open wide in the U.S. on March 14, 2014. , India Eisley, , and are joining Jolie in the cast ensemble.

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