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MOVIES: Maleficent 2 - News Roundup *Updated 3rd October 2017*

3rd October 2017 - Joachim Rønning in Talks to Direct Sequel

EXCLUSIVE: Joachim Rønning, who helmed Jerry Bruckheimer’s and Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, is in talks to direct another Disney tentpole franchise: the sequel to the studio’s 2014 worldwide box office hit Maleficent. Angelina Jolie confirmed to Deadline earlier this month that she was going to return as the lead character based on the nemesis first introduced in the studio’s 1959 fairy tale Sleeping Beauty. The project is expected to go before the cameras in the first quarter of 2018.

Jez Butterworth and Linda Woolverton had been working on the script for producer Joe Roth, we’ve been told.

6th September 2017 - Angelina Jolie Returning

With four directorial achievements under her belt I asked if she had another one lined up but she told me it is time to return to acting for a while. “I am now the breadwinner for the family so it’s time, ” she laughed . There were rumors that she might be doing Universal’s Bride Of Frankenstein but she said she is going back to Disney to do Maleficent 2. “We have been working on the script and this is going to be a really strong sequel,” she said, excited by the prospect of returning to that Disney villainess.

15th June 2015 - Disney Moving Forward with Sequel

Disney has begun moving toward a sequel to Maleficent, the 2014 blockbuster fairy tale that starred Angelina Jolie as the winged title character. The studio has engaged Linda Woolverton to write the sequel, and I'm told the studio is keeping Jolie in the loop and that the sequel will be written for her to reprise.

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