A Live-Action Reimagining Has Been Removed From Disney Plus (Again)
One of Disney’s famous real-life renderings of the classic animated product has been removed from Disney Plus… Again. Unfortunately, unlike Netflix and some other services, Mouse House’s streaming platform doesn’t announce which titles will leave the library ahead of time, so we only found out after the fact. . Talk about the behavior of the real villain.
In this case, Angelina Jolie’s car in 2014 cruel disappeared from D+ earlier this month.
Since Disney Plus is still a relatively new business, many of its titles are still subject to pre-existing licensing agreements, which means some movies tend to turn the platform on and off over time. Maleficent is one of them, as it first debuted on D+ last October before disappearing two months later. It then returned to the site this October and continued this, now-deleted, pattern once again. This applies only to the United States, however, cruel is still streaming in other territories.
Both prequel and retelling of 1959 Sleeping Beauties, cruel equip the sinister sorceress into an antihero who avenges the king of the invaders (Sharlto Copley) who stole her wings and ravaged her idyllic forest kingdom with how to curse his daughter. But an unexpected relationship with the girl, Aurora (Elle Fanning), makes Maleficent realize the princess may hold the key to peace.
Despite mostly mixed reviews, the film’s stunning $758.5 million box office total warrants a sequel in 2019’s form. Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, leaving Jolie back in her role. It’s not like a commercial game, but MoE still making enough impact for Disney to move forward with Dark Elves 3, It’s a currently under development. Another villainous origin story, Cruella, featuring Emma Stone in the role 101 dalmatiens‘Miss DeVil, was also released this year.
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