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'Maleficent' Gets A Sequel!

6/16/2015 1:30pm EDT
A "Maleficent" sequel is on the way! According to The Wrap, Disney is pushing forward with a follow-up to last year's hit "Maleficent," which starred Angelina Jolie as the original "Sleeping Beauty" villain, rebooting the character into a kind of antihero with a fondness for princesses and a good reason for being so nasty.

Linda Woolverton, who scripted the first "Maleficent," has already been hired to work on the sequel. Director Robert Stromberg, however, will most likely not be a part of the second film. Angelina Jolie, of course, is expected (required, really) to return as the titular ...

Check Out The 'Sleeping Beauty' Diamond Edition Blu-ray, Available Now

10/7/2014 5:17am EDT
Check Out The 'Sleeping Beauty' Diamond Edition Blu-ray, Availab
The 1959 animated fairytale classic "Sleeping Beauty" comes to life in Disney's all-new Diamond Edition with digitally restored picture and sound as well as a digital copy of the film.

The film centers on the villain Maleficent, who puts Princess Aurora into an enchanted sleep. Prince Phillip is tasked with saving the princess, but first he must defeat a fire-breathing dragon and use the power of love to rescue her.

The film features the voice talents of renowned opera singer Mary Costa as Sleeping Beauty and Disney stalwart Eleanor Audley as the evil fairy, Maleficent.

The special editi...

Emily Browning Meditated During Shocking 'Sleeping Beauty' Scenes

5/12/2011 11:40pm EDT
Emily Browning
Former child star Emily Browning forced herself to meditate during shocking scenes in the upcoming adult adaption of Sleeping Beauty in a bid to shut out the horror.

The Aussie star plays the dozing princess in a new indie re-telling of the traditional fairytale, which is aimed firmly at the adult market.

Browning reveals her character is left naked and sedated with several older men in some disturbing scenes - and she had to close off her mind to make sure she wasn't left scarred by the experience.

Promoting the film at the Cannes Film Festival, the Sucker Punch star says, "I didn't bec...

Angelina Jolie To Play Sleeping Beauty's Maleficent?

3/29/2010 8:27am EDT
Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie is turning to the dark side - she's in talks play the wicked fairy godmother in a live action remake of Sleeping Beauty.

Fantasy filmmaker Tim Burton will direct the modernized version of the Disney classic following the success of Alice In Wonderland, and Jolie will add her star power to the project as famous villain Maleficent, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Alice In Wonderland has become America's highest-grossing movie of the year so far after taking $116.3 million earlier this month in its first three days on U.S. release.

Jolie is currently shooting The Touri...

Check Out Oscar-Winning Animated Short Film 'Logorama' (And The Other Four That Were Nominated)

3/9/2010 2:47pm EST
Check out all five of this year's Oscar Nominees for Best Short Film (Animated), including Oscar Winner "Logorama". During his award acceptance speech, the film's producer, Nicolas Schmerkin, said, "It took, like, six years to make this 16 minutes, so I hope to come back here with a long feature film, in about 36 years." "Logorama" was directed by François Alaux, Hervé de Crécy and Ludovic Houplain.

"Logorama" - Producer: Nicolas Schmerkin Film Synopsis: In a world made up entirely of trademarks and brand names, Michelin Man cops pursue a criminal Ronald McDonald.

"A ...

Best & Worst Disney Princesses

12/11/2009 10:34am EST
Best/Worst Disney Princesses
In their latest holiday confection, "The Princess and the Frog," the Walt Disney Animation Studios return to their traditional 2D animation roots for the first time since 2004's "Home on the Range." Directed by John Musker and Ron Clements, "The Princess and the Frog" is the 49th animated feature film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics line and is set to be released on December 11th. The film features a voice cast including Anika Noni Rose as Tiana, Bruno Campos as Prince Naveen, and Keith David as Dr. Facilier. Oprah Winfrey, Terrence Howard, and John Goodman also lend their vocal talent...

Valentine's Day Romantic Movie Guide

2/1/2007 8:00am EST
The Notebook
Valentine’s Day is just a heartbeat away, so take your sweetie by the hand, grab some chewy chocolate treats, put extra butter on your popcorn, and check out some of Starpulse’s top romantic movies of all time.

Starpulse Top Romantic Movie List:


Breakfast at Tiffany's


African Queen


Doctor Zhivago

Love Story

The Graduate

Hannah & Her Sisters

Gone with the Wind


An Officer and a Gentleman

The Bridges of Madison County



When Harry Met Sally...

Sleepless in Seattle

The Princess Bride

My Best Fri...