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Angelina Jolie to Play Maleficent in Tim Burton Movie? 2010-03-29 09:30:49

Angelina Jolie as Maleficent — Yay or Nay?

A while back, I shared Hollywood buzz that had me pretty excited — a movie on Sleeping Beauty's villain Maleficent. At the time, Tim Burton's name was being floated around as a possible director, and he's still in consideration apparently (no doubt due to those Alice in Wonderland box office numbers). His possible involvement is enough to keep me intrigued, but now comes word that Angelina Jolie has shown interest in the project as none other than Maleficent herself!

Personally, after hearing this news, I can't imagine anyone else in the role. I'm sure the story will have a darker streak, which is probably appealing to Jolie; plus, it will hopefully be something she can take the older members of her big brood to go see. Even so, other than perhaps Kung Fu Panda, "family films" aren't typical Jolie territory. So, what are your feelings on these rumors?

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cupcakers cupcakers 5 years
she could do it. she definitely exudes evil
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 5 years
She would be a great Maleficent.
funkygeorge funkygeorge 5 years
i think she could definitely play the part, but I've always thought of maleficent as being older, middle aged maybe?
Edie-J-Blige Edie-J-Blige 5 years
Ugh. Pass.
Edie-J-Blige Edie-J-Blige 5 years
Ugh. Pass.
lizlee89 lizlee89 5 years
haha; Anonymous and sourcherry!are you kidding me? this is perfection; I'm not even that big of an Angelina fan (neither professionally nor personally) but she would embody this role to a tee. extra awesome if Burton directs...
lizlee89 lizlee89 5 years
haha; Anonymous and sourcherry! are you kidding me? this is perfection; I'm not even that big of an Angelina fan (neither professionally nor personally) but she would embody this role to a tee. extra awesome if Burton directs...
redchick152 redchick152 5 years
oh i can totally see this!!
redchick152 redchick152 5 years
oh i can totally see this!!
onlysourcherry onlysourcherry 5 years
She definitely exudes evil! haha she is perfect.
anya82 anya82 5 years
i can see it. JA has those striking eyes that almost glow
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