Poster: Five character images for Robert Stromberg's Maleficent

Walt Disney Pictures, via Moviefone, has released 5 character posters for Maleficent. Coloured in hues of blue the images give a good feel for the tone of the film.

The film focuses on the untold story of the Disney villain, famous for her deliciously evil role in  1959’s Sleeping Beauty.

The movie is directed by  Oscar-winning production designer Robert Stromberg, making his directorial debut. Maleficent is written by Linda Woolverton who helped pen The Lion King and  Beauty and the Beast.

A starry cast joins Angelina Jolie in the lead, with Sharlto Copley, Elle Fanning, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Miranda Richardson, Juno Temple and Lesley Manville all attached.

Maleficent will be released July 2nd,  2014.