Another trend has been taking the classic fairy tales and first making them into palatable Disney animated fare followed by live-action adaptations and stage editions. By combining the above, we arrive this year with Maleficent. Perhaps the single most arresting visual in the Disney rogues gallery, this cunning sorcerer has given generations nightmares since the cartoon version arrived in 1959.
With Angelina Jolie as the title character, this had the making of a fascinating character story hidden under layers of action,
Johnny Depp's job just became a family affair.
The A-list actor, 51, is set to star alongside his 15-year-old daughter Lily-Rose Depp in Kevin Smith’s horror-comedy Yoga Hosers, which begins shooting this week, Variety reports.
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This is the second installment of Smith's True North Trilogy, the first being Tusk. In addition to Depp and his daughter, the original cast of Tusk will return for Yoga Hosers, including Michael Parks, Justin Long, Haley Joel Osment, Genesis Rodriguez, Ralph Garman, Jennifer Schwalbach and Harley Morenstein.
Tony Hale, Natasha Lyonne, Austin Butler, Adam Brody, Tyler Posey and Jason Mewes have also signed on for the film.
Depp isn't the first star to have his kid star in one of his movies. His co-star from The Tourist, Angelina Jolie, had her daughter Vivienne Jolie-Pitt in her movie Maleficent. See what Jolie
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In addition to starring the Oscar-winner as Maleficent, her daughter, Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, plays a young Aurora (Elle Fanning's character). But, even though she too was offered a role - Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, Vivienne's older sister, declined an appearance in the Disney feature film.
"We knew she would," Angelina told Access Hollywood's Liz Hernandez on the blue carpet at the "Maleficent" Hollywood premiere on Wednesday. "We mentioned the idea of playing a princess and she obviously thought it was very funny. She's not that kind of girl."
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And it sounds like one of the “Changeling” chick’s most challenging costars was her own daughter Vivienne Jolie-Pitt.
While filming “Maleficent,” Angelina observed some stubborn tendencies from her little girl.
“The first day was the day [Vivienne] had to catch the butterfly, and she just really didn’t feel like doing it,”
“I actually was holding the pole with the ball on the end and bouncing up and down and dancing, trying to make her laugh, and Daddy [Brad Pitt] was on the edge of the cliff she had to jump off, making faces and all her brothers and sisters were egging her on.”
Jolie continued, “She eventually did it but she was taking her sweet time and not wanting to do it twice, certainly. When we did it together, we had a good time,
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