11/07/2013 18:48 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

FIRST LOOK: Angelina Jolie Is Maleficent

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With reworked fairytales being very much in vogue right now (hello Snow White And The Huntsman) we were excited to see the first pics of Angelina Jolie in character as Maleficent - the Sleeping Beauty villain who condemns Princess Aurora to her ultra-long nap.

The movie, also titled Maleficent, aims to tell the story of what leads Maleficent to curse the baby to death (if you'll recall, it was one of the other fairies who commuted the death sentence to a long snooze ending in true love's kiss).

Also starring in the movie are Elle Fanning, Juno Temple and Miranda Richardson so we'll be impatiently waiting for the red carpet outings when the film releases in March 2014!