Disney has announced that production has begun on Maleficent II at Pinewood Studios and on locations throughout the United Kingdom.
Maleficent II Cast Members:
- Angelina Jolie (Maleficent)
- Elle Fanning (Princess Aurora)
- Michelle Pfeiffer (Queen Ingrith)
- Harris Dickinson (Prince Phillip)
- Sam Riley (Diaval)
- Imelda Staunton (Knotgrass)
- Juno Temple (Thistlewit)
- Lesley Manville (Flittle)
- Chiwetel Ejiofor (Seen in Doctor Strange)
- Ed Skrein (Seen in Deadpool)
- Robert Lindsay (Seen In Galavant)
- Harris Dickinson (Seen in Trust)
- Director: Joachim Rønning (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales)
- Writer: Linda Woolverton (“Beauty and the Beast)
- Writer: Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster (Transparent)
- Producer: Joe Roth (Alice Through the Looking Glass)
- Producer: Angelina Jolie
Additional cast members returning from the 2014 film include: Sam Riley (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Control) as Diaval; Oscar nominee Imelda Staunton (Pride, the Harry Potter films) as the pixie Knotgrass; Juno Temple (Wonder Wheel, Atonement) as the pixie Thistlewit; and Academy Award nominee Lesley Manville (Phantom Thread, Topsy-Turvy) as the pixie Flittle.
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, Maleficent II 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.