New 'Maleficent' Banner Shows Off the Kingdom & More Creatures
Taking a cue from the annoyingly similar banners for Oz: The Great and Powerful and Alice in Wonderland, Disney has decided to deliver a banner poster for Maleficent that shows off more than just Angelina Jolie and her horns. Like the aforementioned Disney marketing pieces, this banner shows off a lot of the kingdom, including some creatures we've yet to see in the trailers. In addition to the banner, a French poster has also surfaced that basically takes the same image and puts it in a more narrow frame, but adds the three colorful fairies into the mix. Plus there's Elle Fanning as Sleeping Beauty too. Check out both posters!
Here's the new banner for Robert Stromberg's Maleficent from Yahoo:
And here's a variation of the banner in a French poster from IMP Awards:
Robert Stromberg (a production designer on Alice in Wonderland and Avatar) is making his directorial debut with Maleficent from a script written by Linda Woolverton (The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast). Angelina Jolie plays the title villain from the classic Disney film Sleeping Beauty in this live-action spin that also stars Sharlto Copley (District 9), Elle Fanning (Super 8), Sam Riley (On the Road), Imelda Staunton (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix), Juno Temple (Atonement) and more. Disney sends Maleficent to theaters everywhere in 3D on May 30th, 2014 this summer. Visit the film's official website. Excited?