A new, 90-second sneak peek at Walt Disney Pictures’ upcoming Maleficent just debuted during the 56th Annual Grammy Awards and features a never-before-heard Lana Del Rey rendition of “Once Upon a Dream.” Check it out in the player below!
Del Rey recorded the unique reimagining of the renowned fairy-tale tune from Disneys classic animated film Sleeping Beauty and it will be featured in full during the end credits of the May 30 release. The song is, meanwhile, available for free for a limited time, only on Google Play.
Maleficent explores the untold story of Disneys most iconic villain from the classic Sleeping Beauty” and the elements of her betrayal that ultimately turn her pure heart to stone. Driven by revenge and a fierce desire to protect the moors over which she presides, Maleficent cruelly places an irrevocable curse upon the human kings newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Aurora is caught in the middle of the seething conflict between the forest kingdom she has grown to love and the human kingdom that holds her legacy. Maleficent realizes that Aurora may hold the key to peace in the land and is forced to take drastic actions that will change both worlds forever.
The film stars Angelina Jolie as Maleficent, Sharlto Copley, Elle Fanning, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple and Lesley Manville and is produced by Joe Roth and directed by Robert Stromberg, with Angelina Jolie, Don Hahn, Palak Patel, Matt Smith and Sarah Bradshaw serving as executive producers. Linda Woolverton wrote the screenplay.