Five years after MALEFICENT, Academy Award winning actress Angelina Jolie is back for the sequel MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL opening October 18, 2019. Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning reprise their roles as the dark fairy Maleficent and Princess Aurora, respectively, two characters from the studio’s animated classic “Sleeping Beauty,” whose untold story was brought to life on screen in 2014’s MALEFICENT, and are joined by Michelle Pfeiffer, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Sam Riley, Harris Dickinson, Ed Skrein, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple and Lesley Manville. Check out the teaser trailer below.
MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL is a fantasy adventure that picks up several years after MALEFICENT, in which audiences learned of the events that hardened the heart of Disney’s most notorious villain and drove her to curse a baby Princess Aurora. The film continues to explore the complex relationship between the horned fairy and the soon to be Queen as they form new alliances and face new adversaries in their struggle to protect the moors and the magical creatures that reside within. The film is directed by Joachim Rønning from a story by Linda Woolverton and a screenplay by Linda Woolverton and Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster, the film is produced by Joe Roth, Angelina Jolie and Duncan Henderson with Matt Smith, Jeff Kirschenbaum and Michael Vieira serving as executive producers.
MALEFICENT re-imagined the animated Disney classic “Sleeping Beauty” as an innovative, live-action epic and earned more than $700 million at the world-wide box office. MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL opens nationwide on October 18, 2019.