This month Disney Studios releases one of it’s most iconic villains on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Digital HD, Disney Movies Anywhere, DVD & On-Demand Nov. 4, 2014! The overly popular film Maleficent, released in theaters May 30th, was a hit worldwide grossing $700 million.
“Angelina Jolie is wickedly good.” – Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times
Starring Academy Award®-winning actress Angelina Jolie as Maleficent, this wickedly fun twist on the classic “Sleeping Beauty” will be made available on Disney Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Digital HD, Disney Movies Anywhere, DVD and On-Demand platforms.
Join the cast and crew as they explore how Disney’s animated classic “Sleeping Beauty” was re-imagined as an innovative, live-action epic in “From Fairy Tale to Feature Film.” Discover how King Henry and Maleficent’s opening battle scene was created using gigantic wire rigs and elaborate choreography in “Building an Epic Battle.” Learn how playing Aurora was a fairytale come true for actress Elle Fanning in “Aurora: Becoming A Beauty.” And find out more about the meticulous detail that went into creatingMaleficent’s elaborate head wraps, rings and other accessories in “Classic Couture.” Viewers can also relive the film’s journey to the screen through concept art, layered visual effects and behind the scenes footage in “Maleficent Revealed.”
“Maleficent” stars Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning (“Super 8,” “We Bought a Zoo”), Sharlto Copley (“District 9,” “Elysium”), Sam Riley (“Control,” “On the Road”), Imelda Staunton (“Harry Potter” series), Lesley Manville (“Another Year,” “Secrets & Lies”), Juno Temple (“The Dark Knight Rises,” “Atonement”) and Brenton Thwaites (“Oculus”). It marks the directorial debut of two-time Academy Award® winner Robert Stromberg (Best Achievement in Art Direction, “Avatar,” 2010; Best Achievement in Art Direction, “Alice in Wonderland,” 2011). It was written by Linda Woolverton (“Alice in Wonderland,” “The Lion King”) and produced by Joe Roth (“Alice in Wonderland,” “Oz the Great and Powerful”).
Maleficent on Blu-ray Combo Pack, Digital HD/SD & Disney Movies Anywhere
- From Fairy Tale to Feature Film – Reimagining Maleficent for a new generation
- Building An Epic Battle –Creating the clash between Maleficent and King Henry’s Forces
- Classic Couture – Examine Maleficent’s spellbinding head wraps and jewelry.
- Maleficent Revealed – Explore the layers of extraordinary special effects.
- Aurora: Becoming A Beauty – Elle Fanning reveals her lifelong love of Disney’s original animated classic.
- “Stefan In King’s Chamber”
- “Pixie Idiots”
- “Diaval asks about the Curse”
- “Pixies Seek Asylum”
- And More!
*Digital bonus offerings will vary per retailer
- Aurora: Becoming A Beauty
Disney Maleficent on Social Media
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- Website and Mobile Site: http://www.disney.com/maleficent
- Visit www.Disneymoviesanywhere.com and download the DMA App at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/disney-movies-anywhere-watch/id766894692?mt=8