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Ellie Fanning to play Sleeping Beauty?

Super 8 star Elle Fanning is reportedly in talks to play the sleepy heroine in a new movie adaptation of fairy tale Sleeping Beauty - opposite an evil Angelina Jolie.

Jolie has already confirmed she will be playing villainness Maleficent in the film and now sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that Dakota Fanning's 13-year-old sister is slated to play Princess Aurora in the Disney film.

The film, titled Maleficent, will start shooting this summer (12), according to reports.