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“The strange thing was people with little kids would visit the set and I would think, ‘I’m a Disney character!’” Jolie said at the D23 fan convention in Anaheim, Calif., right next to Disneyland, where far less-famous actors play such characters.
“I’d go over to the children and say hi,” she told the crowd. “And they would scream and run off. One little boy actually said Mommy, ‘Please, tell the mean witch to please stop talking to me. »
- Anthony Breznican
Angelina Jolie is set to play Sleeping Beauty’s nemesis, the wicked Maleficent, in an upcoming 2014 film that retells the classic tale from the villain’s perspective. The casting of Jolie has a lot of movie lovers buzzing because we’re all excited to see how she’ll bring the character to life. However, Jolie isn’t the first live performer to play the role on the screen – voice actress Eleanor Audley donned the dark robes and black horns for Disney animators as they worked on their version of the iconic tale. Audley provided the voice for the wicked character in the film (as well as the voice of the evil stepmother in Cinderella), but also pulled double duty by modeling for the artists bringing the film’s visuals to life. According to a...
- Mike Bracken
Each week, Thn takes a look back at one of the Walt Disney Animated Classics. The ones that the Walt Disney Company showed in cinemas, the ones they’re most proud of, the ones that still cost a bloody fortune no matter how old they are.
This week, we’re back in the big league with Cinderella.
Budget: $2.9 million
Box Office: $85 million
After a decade of scraping every barrel to make package films on the slimmest of shoestring budgets, Disney made one doozy of a comeback with Cinderella, returning to the fairy tales that made his name. With the oversees markets open once again after World War Two, Disney made a real profit for the first time in almost a decade, allowing Walt to branch out into television and further expand his vision.
Synopsis: A storybook opening (literally) introduces us to the tale of Cinderella, »
- Rob Burch
3 items from 2013
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