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Angelina Jolie's 'Maleficent' gets release date

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Two years from now Angelina Jolie will terrify children everywhere as Maleficent, the evil sorceress who curses Sleeping Beauty to her eternal slumber. Walt Disney announced today that the film is set to arrive in theaters on March 14, 2014, the same spring break-friendly date as Disney releases of recent years Alice in Wonderland and John Carter. Production designer Robert Stromberg (Avatar, Alice in Wonderland) is making his feature directing debut with the film, from a script by Disney mainstay Linda Woolverton. It starts shooting this June.

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Originally posted April 9 2012 — 4:46 PM EDT

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