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'Maleficent' likely to curse 'A Million Ways to Die in the West'
'Maleficent' likely to curse 'A Million Ways to Die in the West'

Angelina Jolie's return to the big screen as a fairy-tale villain is likely to break "X-Men's" box-office spell as "Maleficent" hits theaters this weekend. Disney's $180-million attempt to humanize the "Sleeping Beauty" antagonist is expected to gross $60 million or more in ticket sales from the United States and Canada through Sunday, according to people who have seen pre-release audience surveys. That should easily be enough to make the 3-D "Maleficent" the highest-grossing movie of the weekend, unseating last week's box-office champion "X-Men: Days of Future Past" and outperforming "A Million Ways to Die...

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