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Angelina Jolie as 'Maleficent' (credit: Walt Disney Pictures)

Angelina Jolie as ‘Maleficent’ (credit: Walt Disney Pictures)

(CBS NEWS) – Angelina Jolie looks marvelously menacing in the first trailer for “Maleficent.”

The Oscar winner, 38, stars as the Disney villain in this live-action retelling of “Sleeping Beauty” from her perspective.

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Elle Fanning also stars as Princess Aurora (aka Sleeping Beauty), alongside Sharlto Copley, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton and Juno Temple. Three of Jolie and Brad Pitt’s children — Vivienne, Zahara and Pax Jolie-Pitt — also have small cameos.

The trailer, which arrived online Wednesday, comes on the heels of a new poster also showing Jolie in all of Maleficent’s horned, glowing-eyed glory.

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Keep an eye out for some scenes that invoke the original 1959 animated film, including a certain spinning wheel.


 
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