Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
  • 2019
  • US
  • 1h 58min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Joachim Rønning
  • Cast: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Ed Skrein, Sam Riley, Harris Dickinson, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, Lesley Manville, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michelle Pfeiffer
  • UK release: 18 October 2019

Sequel to the Disney fantasy starring Angelina Jolie as the evil fairy.

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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil director focused on 'emotional core'

21 Oct 2019

Film gossip

'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' director Joachim Rønning wanted to focus on the "emotional core" of the sequel. The 47-year-old filmmaker was at the helm as Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning reprised their roles as Maleficent and Aurora in the live action…

Chiwetel Ejiofor reveals his biggest hurdle in Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

20 Oct 2019

Film gossip

Chiwetel Ejiofor found it "hard" to act in front of a wind machine in 'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil'. The 42-year-old actor plays the leading male fairy Conall in the Disney sequel admitted he found it a difficult role to play with all of the flying…

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

15 Oct 20193 stars

Enjoyable sequel to the dark, Angelina Jolie-fronted fairytale that adds Michelle Pfeiffer to the mix

Five years after Angelina Jolie first swooped across the screen as fairy Maleficent in Disney's dark reimagining of the Sleeping Beauty story, comes this enjoyable sequel from director Joachim Rønning. It doesn't just have Jolie – and, of course, her…

Angelina Jolie gave Elle Fanning a ring

12 Oct 2019

Film gossip

Angelina Jolie bought Elle Fanning a vintage diamond ring when 'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' wrapped filming. The 44-year-old actress presented her young co-star with the three-stone Cartier piece as a souvenir to remind the 21-year-old beauty of her…

Angelina Jolie hints at more 'Maleficent' films

11 Oct 2019

Film gossip

Angelina Jolie believes the 'Maleficent' story can carry on evolving. The 44-year-old star reprises her role as the fairy for 'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil', the follow up to 2014's Maleficent. Discussing the development of Aurora' s character at a…

Angelina Jolie's family inspiration

10 Oct 2019

Film gossip

Angelina Jolie's "willingness to fight" for her daughters inspired her on-screen relationship with Elle Fanning in 'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil'. The 44-year-old actress reprises the titular role as the sinister fairy queen opposite the 21-year-old…

Michelle Pfeiffer always fears being fired because she didn't train as actor

1 Oct 2019

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Michelle Pfeiffer always fears getting fired from movie roles because she never had "formal training". The 'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' star suffers from imposter syndrome because she never studied acting and would perform "purely" on her…

Angelina Jolie loves crazy role

26 Sep 2019

Film gossip

Angelina Jolie loves playing "crazy" Maleficent. The 44-year-old actress reprises her titular role in 'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil', five years after the release of the first movie and she admitted she felt it was important to make a sequel because she…

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil release brought forward by seven months

7 Mar 2019

Film gossip

The 'Maleficent' sequel has been brought forward by seven months and will be called 'Mistress of Evil'. The follow-up to the live-action Sleeping Beauty villain spin-off will now hit cinemas in October 2019, rather than at the end of May 2020, as…

Robert Lindsay joins Maleficent II?

30 May 2018

Film gossip

Robert Lindsay has joined the cast of 'Maleficent II'. The 68-year-old actor - who is best known in the UK for playing Ben Harper in the sitcom 'My Family' - has reportedly jumped on board the sequel alongside Chiwetel Ejiofor, who had reportedly been…

Michelle Pfeiffer in talks to star in Maleficent 2

30 Apr 2018

Film gossip

Michelle Pfeiffer is in talks to star alongside Angelina Jolie in 'Maleficent 2'. The 60-year-old actress is reportedly in advanced discussions with Disney about a role in the much-anticipated sequel, which will also star the likes of Elle Fanning and…

Ed Skrein in negotiations over role in Maleficent sequel

18 Apr 2018

Film gossip

Ed Skrein is reportedly in talks to star in the 'Maleficent' sequel. The 35-year-old actor - who has previously appeared in 'Game of Thrones' and 'Deadpool' - is locked in final negotiations over starring in the much-anticipated Disney movie, which will…

Joachim Ronning set to direct Maleficent 2

4 Oct 2017

Film gossip

Joachim Ronning is in talks to direct 'Maleficent 2'. The 45-year-old filmmaker helmed 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales' this year and Deadline report Ronning is set to work with Angelina Jolie in the highly anticipated sequel to the…

Angelina Jolie to return for Maleficent 2

4 Sep 2017

Film gossip

Angelina Jolie has confirmed she will be returning for 'Maleficent 2'. The 42-year-old actress starred as the titular role in the 2014 live-action Disney remake and the studio revealed they are pressing ahead with plans for the sequel but due to…

Disney makes plans for Maleficent 2

30 Aug 2017

Film gossip

Disney is pressing ahead with plans to make 'Maleficent 2'. The long-awaited follow-up to the 2014 hit starring Angelina Jolie has been talked about for years and the movie studio now appears to be moving closer to realising its long-held ambition…

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