A new poster for Disney’s upcoming film Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Is Out and the poster features all the major characters in the film including Angelina Jolie. The film will be the sequel to 2014 Maleficent and Disney had revealed how the Disney character who is the villain in sleeping beauty becomes a witch. Elle Fanning is also returning to the project with the role of Princess Aurora.
Michelle Pfeiffer, Ed Skrein and Chiewetel Ejiofer also star in Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, and Lesley Manville reprise their roles from the first film.
The official synopsis of the film reads out “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.”
Joachim Rønning has directed the sequel to the 2014 film. Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil will be hitting the big screens on October 18 2019.