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Angelina is 'Maleficent': First Image

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See Angelina Jolie in her element as the Evil Witch in new Disney movie, Maleficent.

Disney has released the first picture of Jolie as the evil sorceress Maleficent in the updated film version of Disney's classic 1959 tale Sleeping Beauty.

Angelina Jolie's eyes take on an unnerving yellow hue to portray the Disney film's evil queen, Maleficent, in the first look at the star in character, above

The Oscar-winning star's depiction will reveal what turned the villain to the dark side and drove her to curse the baby, Aurora, aka Sleeping Beauty.

Disney's Maleficent, above. Do you see a resemblance?

Maleficent began shooting last week, with Jolie and other big names including Elle Fanning, Imelda Staunton, Miranda Richardson, Juno Temple, Lesley Manville and Sharlto Copley.

Fanning will take the role of Sleeping Beauty, above

Helmed by Robert Stromberg, the Oscar-winning production designer behind Avatar and Alice in Wonderland and executive produced by Jolie, the family-friendly movie is due to hit screens in 2014.

Who's your favourite movie villain? Tell us on Twitter or in the comments sections below.

Words: Anna Pollitt, Pictures: Rex Features

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