Brace Yourself! Angelina Jolie is back with another Maleficent movie. The horned fairy is coming back with some new adventures.
The next installment of ‘Maleficent’ is one of the highly anticipated movie of the year which will be on the floor soon. It has been titled as ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’. The teaser has been released recently and it is getting great response from the audience.
‘Maleficent’ is an American dark fantasy movie under Walt Disney Pictures starring Angelina as the main character. It is one of the remarkable film in her acting career. The movie is about a kind fairy turned evil when betrayed by the love of her life. It is inspired from the popular fairy tale ‘sleeping beauty’ presenting the perspective of the negative character in the story.
The original movie was released in May 2014, and was a great commercial success. The movie got appreciation from audience as well as critics. The role of Maleficent was very different for Jolie and she nailed it. People loved her as the evil fairy and it became one of the highest grossing movie based on a fairytale.
After being such a big hit, the sequel coming up was obvious. Angelina, 4 years back gave some hints to the press that the makers are up to making the next part very soon. The official announcement came in June 2016 when Jolie was signed again for the role of the Evil fairy in the next installment too.
Joachim Ronning known for directing ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ is on board as the director for the sequel.
It will take the original movie plot ahead. In the first movie, things had got settled with the kingdom and Aurora was announced to be the queen. But still the relationship between the two main characters, Maleficent and Aurora is still messed up which will take the story forward.
The star cast was confirmed last year in the month of May. Angelina is coming back with her character of the horned fairy. Sam Riley, Juno Temple, Lesley Manville will be reprising their roles too from the original movie in the sequel. There will be some new faces in the movie including Harris Dickinson, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Ed Skrein.
It was originally announced to be scheduled on May 29th, 2020 and now it has been preponed by more than a year. Now it will make debut in the theaters on 18th October, 2019. This is a drastic change in the release date but fans are happy as they will get to see the movie very soon.
The release is just a few months away. Are you excited? Let us know in the comments below.