'True Grit's' Hailee Steinfeld to play Sleeping Beauty?
March 30th, 2011
09:36 AM ET

'True Grit's' Hailee Steinfeld to play Sleeping Beauty?

She earned an Oscar nomination for the critically acclaimed "True Grit," but Hailee Steinfeld's next project could be a real snooze.

The teen star is being eyed to play Sleeping Beauty in a new live-action adaptation of the classic fairy tale, Deadline reports.

Don't expect Steinfeld to sleepwalk her way through the role, however. According to Deadline, the movie will delve into Sleeping Beauty's dream world and follow her as she attempts to find her way out while awaiting the awakening kiss of a handsome prince. (Hmm… Justin Bieber anyone?)

"Sleeping Beauty" is the latest in a long line of live-action fairy tales to hit the big screen. Besides last year's hit "Alice in Wonderland" and the recent "Red Riding Hood," there are two "Snow White" movies in the works, and both "Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters" and "Jack the Giant Killer" are in the pipeline.

Angelina Jolie is also said to be working on a "Sleeping Beauty" project of her own called "Maleficent," in which she'll play the witch who sends SB off to Slumber Land.

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  1. Sarah

    Julie, Sleeping Beauty has blonde hair in the DISNEY movie, not the original fairytale.

    April 2, 2011 at 9:10 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Julie

    She would be a great Snow White...Sleeping Beauty has BLONDE hair! I hate when they change out childhood stories :(
    I know...I know...I'm pathetic. I'm just sayin...

    April 1, 2011 at 2:18 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Kylee

    If they put Justin Beiber in as the prince in a Sleeping Beauty movie I think I am going to vomit, seriously.

    March 31, 2011 at 4:20 pm | Report abuse |
  4. rundog67

    She would be a good Sleeping Beauty :).

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    March 31, 2011 at 9:11 am | Report abuse |
  5. Bill & Ted

    Another Re-re-re-re-make! Have all the movie scriptwriters been kidnapped by aliens? we want some new movies, dudes!

    March 30, 2011 at 2:20 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Posh-Kenneth

    @ Head Diva- by the looks of it hon, trash comes from everywhere, not just Jersey and you are standing proof. Trashy azz h0.

    March 30, 2011 at 1:54 pm | Report abuse |
  7. @Head Diva In Charge

    Tweet..Angry not sassy. Geez you sound like one f'ed up b**ch and you have the nerve to say s h it about people in new jersey?!

    March 30, 2011 at 1:26 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Head Diva In Charge

    Tweet..someone is using my name on some blogs...should I be creep? Please should I be creeped out about this? Look me up on twitter!! I want attention and I still hate people from NJ!

    March 30, 2011 at 1:21 pm | Report abuse |
  9. 2pac

    I luvv me sum snow whites lol

    March 30, 2011 at 11:09 am | Report abuse |
  10. Head Diva In Charge

    This girl is a wonderful talent. She will be around for YEARS .... hopefully not wasting her time on every Disney adaptation there is.

    March 30, 2011 at 10:27 am | Report abuse |

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