Production is underway for the sequel to the 2014 box office hit, Malefient. Malefiecent II, has returning stars Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning, reprising their roles as the dark fairy Maleficent and Princess Aurora.
The film, directed by Joachim Ronning and written by Linda Woolverton and Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster. Picks up several years after “Maleficent,” in which audiences learn of the events that hardened the heart of Disney’s most notorious villain and drove her to curse a baby Princess Aurora.
Other cast members returning from the 2014, which grossed more than $750 million at the global box office. Include; Sam Riley as Diaval, Oscar nominee Imelda Staunton as the pixie Knotgrass, Juno Temple as Pixie Thistlewit and Academy Award nominee Lesley Manville as pixie Flittle.
New cast members also joining Malefiecent II include; three time Academy Award nominee Michelle Pfeiffer as Queen Ingrith. Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor, Ed Skrein, Robert Lindsay and Harris Dickinson as Prince Phillip.