Elle Fanning is in talks to play Princess Aurora, opposite Angelina Jolie’s evil sorceress character in the new film Maleficent.
Maleficent is a re-imagining of Sleeping Beauty. The movie focuses on Jolie’s character, who puts a curse on Princess Aurora to die on her 16th birthday. Another sorceress casts a spell on Sleeping Beauty that puts her to sleep instead, and she can only awaken by the kiss of a prince.
Mary Elle Fanning, 13, is an American actress and singer. Elle Fanning currently stars in the movie We Bought a Zoo, which premiered on December 23, 2011. She is the younger sister of actress Dakota Fanning and mainly known for her starring roles as Phoebe in Wonderland, Somewhere and Super 8(Wiki).
Robert Stromberg will direct Maleficent, which is scripted by Linda Woolverton.
Maleficent will start shooting this June in London. The film has yet to receive a release date; more details coming soon.