A new teaser trailer for Disney’s upcoming Maleficent has been revealed and it shows us that the now evil villain was once a fairy!
That’s right. According to the original story, Maleficent was actually a fairy who became a recluse, hiding away in a tall tower for years. The story tells of a christening ceremony after which the seven fairies were invited to a banquet at the King’s palace and given a gold casket with a bejeweled fork, spoon and knife made of fine gold. Maleficent hadn’t been invited because she was thought to have died in the tower more than half a century ago, but when she unexpectedly showed up the King insisted that a place be set for her. However, there wasn’t a gold casket for her and Maleficent took this as a sign that she was purposely snubbed turning her into the hardened, vicious villain we know from Disney’s Sleepy Beauty.
Maleficent tells the story of how the former fairy let her anger and fury take over her, turning her into a dark creature and the new teaser has Maleficent explaining to Princess Aurora (Elle Fanning) how she once had wings which were stolen from her. The teaser is just that, a tease, but it’s got us pretty damn excited to see this movie which hits theatres on May 30th!