Jolie to Play Maleficent in ‘Sleeping Beauty’?

Angelina JolieAngelina Jolie is reportedly close to signing on to play Maleficent, the infamous wicked fairy godmother, in an upcoming remake of Sleeping Beauty

Tim Burton will direct the live-action update following the massive success of Alice in Wonderland, and reports say that Jolie badly wants the villainous role in Beauty.

Jolie is currently shooting The Tourist, opposite Alice star Johnny Depp.