Your Favorite Disney Classics Re-imagined On the Big Screen!
By Rebecca Zamer
From animated to live action, some of your favorite Disney classics are coming back to theaters, but with a twist!
Maleficent is in theaters this weekend, a re-telling of Sleeping Beauty from the point of the view of the Villainess, played by Angelina Jolie. Maleficient follows a trend set by Disney's 101 Dalmatians (starring Glenn Close) and Tim Burton's 3D adaptation of Alice in Wonderland of taking an old Disney cartoon flick and giving it a live action makeover. But those aren't the only house of mouse classics getting a reboot.
The re-telling of Cinderella has released its first teaser video. The film, which is due March 2015, stars Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham-Carter and Lily James. Emma Watson was reportedly offered the role of Cinderella but had to drop out due to a Beauty and The Beast adaption also coming soon.
From land to the sea, The Little Mermaid is also being made into a live action flick. Deadline reports the Sofia Coppola is in talks to direct the film.
Check out the video to see more of your favorite Disney movies that are being re-imagined for the big screen and tune in to Entertainment Tonight for the latest in entertainment news.