Disney’s ‘Maleficent’ Debuts Lana Del Rey Song During Grammys

Lana Del Rey performs new version of 'Once Upon a Dream'

Disney used the Grammys to promote “Maleficent” with a new version of “Once Upon a Dream,” performed by Lana Del Rey.

The song, featured in the end credits of “Maleficent,” bowing May 30, was introduced during a 90-second sneak peek of the movie during the 56th Annual Grammy Awards.

Del Rey’s version of the song is available for a limited time, only on Google Play, Google’s online store through Feb. 3.

“Maleficent” explores the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the classic “Sleeping Beauty” and the elements of her betrayal that ultimately turn her pure heart to stone. Driven by revenge and a fierce desire to protect the moors over which she presides, Maleficent cruelly places an irrevocable curse upon the human king’s newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Aurora is caught in the middle of the seething conflict between the forest kingdom she has grown to love and the human kingdom that holds her legacy. Maleficent realizes that Aurora may hold the key to peace in the land and is forced to take drastic actions that will change both worlds forever.

The film stars Angelina Jolie as Maleficent, Sharlto Copley, Elle Fanning, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple and Lesley Manville.

“Maleficent” is produced by Joe Roth and directed by Robert Stromberg, with Angelina Jolie, Don Hahn, Palak Patel, Matt Smith and Sarah Bradshaw serving as executive producers.

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  1. Brandon says:

    Cannot wait for this! Maleficent is going to be simply magnificent! The song is haunting, Angelina is superb!

  2. Jesse capileri says:

    This looks fantastic. Song is haunting too. Wow.

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