Maleficent: Mistress of Evil is the continuation to 2014’s Maleficent that exposed how the Disney character Maleficent (who is traditionally a villain in Sleeping Beauty) became this hateful character.
A new poster for Disney’s upcoming Maleficent: Mistress of Evil is out. The poster exposes the major characters, including Angeline Jolie’s titular horned fairy Maleficent with all her dark majesty.
Michelle Pfeiffer, Ed Skrein and Chiwetel Ejiofor also star in Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, and Lesley Manville reprise their performances from the first film.
The official outline of the film reads, “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 famous villain and drove her to curse a baby, Princess Aurora.
The film extends to explore the complex relationship between the horned fairy and the soon to be Queen as they form new bonds and face new adversaries in their struggle to guard the moors and the magical creatures that reside within.
The film is directed by Joachim Rønning from a tale by Linda Woolverton and a screenplay by Linda Woolverton and Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster, the movie is produced by Joe Roth, Angelina Jolie and Duncan Henderson with Matt Smith, Jeff Kirschenbaum and Michael Vieira following as executive producers.”