Disney Sets “Maleficent” & “Matterhorn” Helmers

Disney Pictures has set directors to tackle the jobs of helming their “Maleficent” and “Matterhorn” movies reports Reuters.

Production designer Robert Stromberg (“Avatar,” “Alice in Wonderland”) is set to make his directorial debut on the live-action movie about the evil queen from their classic animated tale “Sleeping Beauty”.

Linda Woolverton (“Beauty and the Beast,” “The Lion King”) penned the script which tells the story from the queen’s point of view. Angelina Jolie remains set to play the role.

The studio has also set commercials director Brian Beletic to make his feature debut on the currently untitled project based on their Matterhorn theme park attraction.