"Maleficent" release moved to summer 2014

Angelina Jolie in "Maleficent." Greg Williams/Disney

Disney is moving "Maleficent," starring Angelina Jolie, from spring to summer.

The live-action film about the "Sleeping Beauty" villain was originally scheduled to be released on March 14, 2014. It will now arrive in theaters on July 2, 2014, according to Entertainment Weekly.

Disney also announced Monday that the fifth "Pirates of the Caribbean" film has been scheduled for release on July 10, 2015. Johnny Depp will return to play Captain Jack Sparrow.

The studio also revealed release dates for four other films due out next year.

"The Muppets 2" is set to debut on March 21, 2014. Ricky Gervais and Ty Burrell will star in the sequel, per The Hollywood Reporter. "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," set for April 4, 2014, and "Guardians of the Galaxy," scheduled for Aug. 1, 2014, will both be released in 3-D.

Finally, the Brad Bird-directed, George Clooney-starring sci-fi film "1952," which is also being released in 3-D, is scheduled to open on Dec. 19, 2014.

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