Elle Fanning ("Super 8") is in talks for the fantasy "Maleficent" says Twitch.
Written by Linda Woolverton the film takes "Sleeping Beauty" and switches the focus to the evil Queen (Angelina Jolie ) of the story.
Fanning would play somnolent Princess Aurora
"Avatar" and "Alice in Wonderland" production designer Robert Stromberg is on board to direct.
Don Hahn Joe Roth and Richard D. Zanuck will produce the film
Production should start by Summer.