We’ve just got two weeks to go before Walt Disney Pictures’ Maleficent hits the big screen and, today, the studio has brought online both a new clip and a new featurette. The former is titled “Queen of the Moors” and features Angelina Jolie’s title character walking to her throne while the second goes behind the scenes and explores the balance between light and dark. Check them both out in the players below!
Maleficent offers the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the 1959 classic Sleeping Beauty. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land’s fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayalan act that begins to turn her pure heart to stone. Bent on revenge, Maleficent faces an epic battle with the invading king’s successor and, as a result, places a curse upon his newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Maleficent realizes that Aurora holds the key to peace in the kingdomand perhaps to Maleficent’s true happiness as well.
Hitting theaters on May 30, the action adventure stars Angelina Jolie, Sharlto Copley, Elle Fanning, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple and Lesley Manville.