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Angelina Jolie to Play Maleficent in Tim Burton's "Sleeping Beauty"

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Hot on the heels of his box office blockbuster Alice in Wonderland, director Tim Burton is set on remaking another children's classic: Sleeping Beauty—and rumor has it that Angelina Jolie is poised to play Maleficent, the "Mistress of all Evil" who places a curse on Princess Aurora. No word yet on who might play the princess, or whether Burton cohorts Helena Bonham Carter and Johnny Depp might be involved. We're thinking Gareth Pugh for Maleficent's costumes?
· Tim Burton's Sleeping Beauty: Angelina Jolie poised to play Maleficent [Guardian]