Maleficent Set to Steal Box Office This Weekend

MaleficentThose horns! Those wings! That (raven?) skull ring! Evil queens continue to entice moviegoers, yet Angelina’s evil witch in Maleficent might just cast the biggest spell of all.

Opening this weekend, Maleficent is expected to pull in $63 million, according to Indiewire’s Box Office Insider.

The big budget “Sleeping Beauty” reboot has generated lots of buzz, both for its captivating dark fashion visuals and the casting (yet, that’s Angelina and Brad’s daughter Vivienna Jolie-Pitt as the young princess Aurora!)

HSN has already released a broad array of licensed Maleficent merchandise, from embellished jewelry with crystalized feathers to silky apparel with dark flowers.

The movie is definitely dark–think black, iridescent feathers, skulls, leather-wrapped horns! There is also a lightness, with fairies and glowing goodness.

The movie also ties into the deep sparkle coming for Holiday 14, as shown on many runways.

See you at the movies this weekend! Some stills below:

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Lauren Parker

Lauren Parker, Editor-in-Chief, Accessories Magazine

As Editor-in-Chief of Accessories Magazine for the past 12 years, Lauren Parker has covered accessories both from a retail business perspective and a fashion point of view. In previous full-time magazine jobs and freelance gigs, she’s written about practically every angle of fashion lifestyle living, including accessories, fine jewelry, Caribbean travel, private jets, Hampton’s real estate, the New York art scene, the bridal industry, men’s lifestyle and being a mom. She loves meeting designers and seeing how their latest offerings capture the current zeitgeist and fit into the entire cultural and social picture.