Walt Disney Pictures has announced that production has officially begun on “Maleficent II,” a sequel to 2014’s worldwide box office.
“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.
Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning reprise their roles as the dark fairy Maleficent and Princess Aurora, respectively. They’re joined by Michelle Pfeiffer as Queen Ingrith, Harris Dickinson as Prince Phillip, along with Chiwetel Ejiofor, Ed Skrein, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, Lesley Manville and Robert Lindsay.
Filming is underway at Pinewood Studios and on locations throughout the U.K. while Joachim Rønning directs from a script by Linda Woolverton, Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster.
Source: Disney Pictures