Expectations are high for the Robert Stromberg directed inversion of the Sleeping Beauty tale Maleficent. And why not? The long Broadway run of Wicked - to say nothing of massive book sales - proved that there's a huge audience for these sorts of post-modern fairy tale deconstructions when handled well and with Angelina Jolie on board as the evil Maleficent the film will certainly not lack for star power.
The big remaining question has been who will playing the other half of this equation? Sleeping Beauty herself?