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‘Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil’ Trailer: Angelina Jolie Returns To Revisionist ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Tale

It’s been roughly five years since Angelina Jolie said “I hate you” directly to a baby’s face in a Disney movie, and what a joy that was. Though 2014’s “Maleficent” wasn’t quite as memorable as its fierce lead performance, Jolie’s witty and regal turn as the “Sleeping Beauty” villain reimagined as an anti-hero was more […]

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‘Maleficent’ Sequel Moves Up to Fall 2019

Disney on Wednesday released the first poster for Angelina Jolie’s upcoming Maleficent sequel, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, and revealed that the film will be hitting theaters earlier than expected.The movie — a sequel to 2014’s live-action Maleficent, centered on the villainess from Disney’s 1959 animated hit Sleeping Beauty — will arrive in theaters Oct. 18, […]

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Robert Lindsay & Chiwetel Ejiofor Joining ‘Maleficent II’ As Cameras Roll

Just as Maleficent II starts production, it has been confirmed that Robert Lindsay (Wimbledon) is joining the cast, and that Chiwetel Ejiofor is definitely attached. The 12 Years a Slave was previously in talks. Maleficent II cameras are rolling at the UK Pinewood studios with Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning reprising their roles as the […]

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LevelK Acquires Mairi Cameron’s Australian Sexy Thriller ‘The Second’ (Exclusive)

Denmark-based LevelK has acquired international sales rights to Australian filmmaker Mairi Cameron’s sexy psychological thriller, ”The Second” which recently world premiered at Gold Coast Film Festival.“The Second,” which marks the first Original feature ordered by streaming service Stan, stars Rachel Blake (“Sleeping Beauty”), Susie Porter (“Hounds of Love”) and Vince Colosimo (“Chopper”).“The Second” follows a […]

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Ed Skrein To Play A Villain In Disney’s ‘Maleficent’ Sequel

Ed Skrein has joined Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning in the second installment of Disney’s Maleficent franchise, which Joachim Ronning is directing. Skrein will play a villain in the film that’s based on the nemesis first introduced in the studio’s 1959 fairy tale Sleeping Beauty. Jez Butterworth and Linda Woolverton wrote the screenplay which Joe […]

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Ed Skrein Lands Villain Role in ‘Maleficent’ Sequel (Exclusive)

“Deadpool” actor Ed Skrein is in final negotiations to join Disney’s “Maleficent” sequel.Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning are returning to starring in the fantasy film, with “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” helmer Joachim Ronning to direct.Exact details behind Skrein’s villain role are currently under wraps.Joe Roth is producing the film, with […]

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