Late Night Antics
50 Cent's Maleficent parody is probably more entertaining than Maleficent
Disney's Maleficent tore up the box-office to the tune of $230 million last weekend, after a marketing campaign that relied almost exclusively on Angelina Jolie's starring role.
With that kind of breakout success, it's hard to argue with their strategy — but what if Disney had gone in a different direction? Thanks to Jimmy Kimmel, we can see an alternate take on the blockbuster: Malefifitycent, in which Get Rich or Die Trying rapper 50 Cent dons Maleficent's pointy headpiece and conjures up a little magic. Alas, the clip is only a minute long — but if Disney ever wants to reboot the Maleficent franchise, they know who to call. --Scott Meslow