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maleficence

(mă-lĕf′ĭ-sĕns) [L. maleficentia, evildoing]
Acting in a deliberately harmful manner toward others.
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Emma Jayne Morris' Maleficent creation on show at the Cake International event at |Birmingham NEC 061115CAKES_14 NICK WILKINSON
She aims together revenge when Stefan's queen gives birth to a daughter, so Maleficent curses the infant Aurora to prick her finger on her 16th birthday and fall into eternal slumber.
This leads Stefan (Sharlto Copley) to clip Maleficent's wings, and earn the kingship, leaving Maleficent distraught and hungry for revenge.
Family affair: Angelina with Brad and brood, above, and with Vivienne in Maleficent
Maleficent [2014] 'Maleficent" (Angelina Jolie's major comeback since 2010Cs "The Tourist")- a spin on Sleeping Beauty for audiences who really think they need another one- offers sets, costumes and images that make us drool.
Everyone's fave Sleeping Beauty gets the live-action treatment in this dark fantasy flick--this time revealing the untold story of iconic villainess Maleficent.
But now, 55 years after Disney introduced the character named Maleficent in its 1959 classic film -- and colored her skin an eerie green -- the studio is back with a live-action (not to mention 3-D) Maleficent who's more superheroine than evil fairy.
According to Rowe, "I am honored to be involved with world-class organizations HSN and Disney as a brand member of their entertainment integration strategy to capture customers through the spirit of the upcoming blockbuster, Maleficent.
While the teaser for Maleficent reveals snippets of the classic Sleeping Beauty with stunning visuals and unfamiliar elements only leaving us terrified at Jolie's appearance as the wicked witch and craving for more.
The Disney Villains collection includes books on beauty looks, nail polish, nail art, hair accessories, eyelashes and cosmetics bags, and it features such memorable Disney villains as Cruella De Vil, Evil Queen, Maleficent and Ursula.
Summary: Elle Fanning, who is working with Angelina Jolie on new Sleeping Beauty film Maleficent, says the actress is "so incredibly nice".