Elle Fanning to Star Opposite Angelina Jolie in Sleeping Beauty Remake?

Entertainment Mar. 9, 2012 AT 11:22AM
Elle Fanning to Star Opposite Angelina Jolie in Sleeping Beauty Remake? Credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images; Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic

Could Elle Fanning be the sleepiest princess of them all?

That could be the case, if the 13-year-old starlet is confirmed to play Princess Aurora (Sleeping Beauty) in the upcoming Disney film, Maleficent, reports The Hollywood Reporter.

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In the role of the iconic villain who curses baby girls: Angelina Jolie, 36, who will be stepping in front of the camera for the first time since making her directorial/producing debut with her war drama In the Land of Blood and Honey.

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A course confirms to Us Weekly that the film, told from the perspective of Maleficent, will tentatively start shooting this June.

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In 2011, Fanning (whose older sister Dakota Fanning has been on the scene for years) had her breakout role in the Steven Spielberg-produced sci-fi thriller Super 8.

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