Maybe it's too soon to say the tide has shifted definitively. But it's certainly been a unique time for fairy-tale villains.
The wicked witch who has haunted generations of children in Sleeping Beauty has been brought grippingly to life by Angelina Jolie, in a modern retelling seeking to humanize the fairytale she-devil.
Actress Angeline Jolie's introductory scenes in Robert Stromberg's debut film Maleficent will be re-shot. The makers have roped in The Blind Side filmmaker John Lee Hancock to oversee the shoot.