Angelina Jolie and 8 'Wicked' Stars Who Brought Disney-Inspired Villains to Life

Audiences got their first look at Angelina Jolie as an iconic Disney villain Wednesday, as the Tomb Raider actress made her dark debut in the first trailer for the upcoming film Maleficent, a Wicked-style take on the life of the evil Sleeping Beauty sorceress.

Jolie is but the latest in a long line of actors who have tried their hand at bringing the menace of Disney’s animated villains to life onscreen.

Johnny Depp's Kids Give Alice a Thumbs-Up

Alice in Wonderland hasn’t been released yet – but Johnny Depp is already getting glowing reviews from the critics that matter.

“My kids actually saw the film because I send them out there in the frontlines,” the actor told reporters Thursday at a press conference at London’s Dorchester Hotel. “They saw it – and they loved it.”

Johnny Depp: My Career Defies Logic

Despite being one of the most admired actors of his generation, Johnny Depp says his lengthy success in Hollywood has been a surreal, logic-defying experience – akin to stepping through the looking glass into Wonderland.

“The whole ride – my whole ride and experience on the ride – since day one has been pretty surreal in this business,” Depp, told reporters while promoting the highly anticipated film Alice In Wonderland. The actor plays the Mad Hatter in his seventh collaboration with director and friend Tim Burton.

Tim Burton to Make Cannes His Wonderland

How do you prepare to preside over the jury at the world’s most famous film festival?

According to Edward Scissorhands director Tim Burton, “after spending my early life watching triple features and 48-hour horror movie marathons, I’m finally ready for this.”