First look at Angelina Jolie as “Maleficent”

Disney have announced that filming began on June 13th in the UK for the live action film Maleficent, about the famous villain from Sleeping Beauty. Details on the film are still scarce, but this photo of Angelina Jolie in full Maleficent makeup sure has wet our appetite for the film, not due to hit screens till March 14th, 2014.

The film is marks the directorial debut of Robert Stromberg, who previously won Academy Awards for his production design on Avatar and Disney’s previous dip into the cartoon-turned-live-action realm, Alice in Wonderland. Along with Jolie, the films stars include Elle Fanning (Aurora), Sharlto Copley (Stefan), and Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, and Lesley Manville as the three fairies.