On Jan. 26, 2014, a new 90-second trailer for Walt Disney Pictures' “Maleficent,” premiered during the CBS telecast of the "56th Annual Grammy Awards". Angelina Jolie stars in"Maleficent" as the title character, an evil witch.
The 90-second trailer features a new Lana Del Rey rendition of "Once Upon a Dream," a song that was originally from Disney’s classic animated film “Sleeping Beauty.” Del Rey's version of "Once Upon a Dream" plays over the end credits of "Maleficent" and is free for a limited time, only on Google Play, Google’s online store offering digital music, movies, books, games and more. The song was made available as a free download on Jan. 26, 2014, and will be available exclusively on Google Play through Feb. 3, 2014.
"Maleficent" is scheduled for release in the U.S. and Canada on May 30, 2014. Release dates in other countries may vary.
On Nov. 13, 2013, the first "Maleficent" trailer premiered. The trailer was the first footage that the public at large has seen from "Maleficent," other than what was shown at Disney's fan convention D23 on Aug. 10, 2013. at At D23, Jolie introduced a clip from "Maleficent" that showed Maleficent casting a spell on Sleeping Beauty.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jolie made these remarks at D23: "Since I was a little girl, Maleficent was always my favorite. I was terrified of her, but I was always drawn to her ... It feels very special to be a part of this family."
Maleficent is Jolie's first live-action movie as an actress since 2010's "The Tourist." Since then, she had a voice role in the 2011 animated flick "Kung Fu Panda 2," and she directed the 2011 war drama "In the Land of Blood and Honey." (Jolie did not appear in "In the Land of Blood and Honey.")