Film follows the origins of the Sleeping Beauty villian

Disney reveals first Maleficent trailer

Disney has revealed the teaser trailer for its upcoming Maleficent movie.

The film stars Angelina Jolie as the title character, in an origins story that promises to shed light on one of Disney’s most iconic villains, Maleficent from Sleeping Beauty.

The film sees Maleficent grow up in an idyllic forest, only to be betrayed by those closest to her when she stands up to defend her land.

Putting her on the path to evil, she gets revenge by cursing the baby daughter of the invading king, Sleeping Beauty’s Aurora, but soon realises that she may be the key to peace between the kingdoms.

The film is scheduled to land in cinemas on May 30th 2014.

Check out the trailer and poster below:

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