Maleficent Interview: Sam Riley On Getting The Tone Right, Learning From Birds And More

One of the more interesting characters in Maleficent is Diaval, her sidekick, or familiar. Sometimes he is a crow, and sometimes he is Sam Riley-shaped.

I spoke to Riley about the film last week. Here’s what he had to tell me about working in the fantasy, fairy tale realm.

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Maleficent is open in UK cinemas from May 28th and May 30th in the US.