You know how sometimes, magical things happen and you have to pinch yourself to make sure that you’re not dreaming and an invitation to fly out to Los Angeles (all expenses paid by Disney) and attend the press junket and a special screening of the new Maleficent movie and the Planes Fire and Rescue movie is really sitting in your email inbox?
Yeah, that just happened to me last week! Disney has invited me – and some other really awesome bloggers – to attend the press junket of Maleficent and Planes Fire and Rescue in Los Angeles, May 19 through the 21st and I am totally freaking out!
Ever since Disney announced that they were bringing us the story of Maleficent, I have been waiting on pins and needles for it to hit theaters. In case you missed the memo, Maleficent will be in theaters nationwide on May 30th! Lucky me, I don’t have to wait quite that long – I get a sneak peek when I attend the event next week!
Just in case you’ve missed any of the Maleficent trailers, you can see one here!
The cast of Maleficent is amazing, of course. What Disney movie doesn’t have an amazing cast? We’re talking Angelina Jolie, Sharlto Copley, Elle Fanning, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, Lesley Manville…I really think this will be Angelina Jolie’s best work ever. Judging by the trailers, I’d say she was born to play this character!
Director: Robert Stromberg / Producer: Joe Roth and Executive Producers: Angelina Jolie, Michael Vieira, Don Hahn, Palak Patel, Matt Smith, Sarah Bradshaw.
The Maleficent Story
“Maleficent” explores the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the classic “Sleeping Beauty” and the elements of her betrayal that ultimately turn her pure heart to stone. Driven by revenge and a fierce desire to protect the moors over which she presides, Maleficent cruelly places an irrevocable curse upon the human king’s newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Aurora is caught in the middle of the seething conflict between the forest kingdom she has grown to love and the human kingdom that holds her legacy. Maleficent realizes that Aurora may hold the key to peace in the land and is forced to take drastic actions that will change both worlds forever.
For those of you worried that Maleficent might be a little too mature for your kiddos, don’t worry! It is rated PG and is absolutely suitable for children!
Maleficent is going to be one of the most awesome movies of 2014, so you better not miss any of the fun! You can follow Maleficent on social media to stay up to date on all the announcements and get in on the excitement!
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MALEFICENT is rated PG and releases in theaters everywhere on May 30th!