Looks like the fairy of the Moors is set to come back for Maleficent 2 !
Time.com reports that Disney is doing the groundwork for the continuation of Maleficent released in 2014.
It was said that Disney is tapping screenwriter Linda Woolverton and producer Joe Roth who were part of the first Maleficent movie. Director Robert Stromberg from the first movie is not yet confirmed , if he will land the director’s chair for Maleficent 2.
If there’s someone who everyone would want to comeback for Maleficent 2 is of course Maleficent herself – actress Angelina Jolie .
Although the movie itself received mixed criticisms for it was dubbed as an unconventional Disney film being a dark fantasy, Jolie’s acting on the other hand was set apart receiving praises. Some of the good reviews on Joile’s performance would read-
“This is Jolie’s film because of the Maleficent she makes. Everyone else, even Aurora, fades in her presence.” – Los Angeles Times
“This Disney reimagining of Sleeping Beauty lacks true enchantment, but Angelina Jolie saves the day.” – The Telegraph
In 2014 Kid’s Choice Award, Jolie bagged the “Favorite Villain” award . She was also nominated in the “Favorite Actress” category.
The movie’s costume and production design also received plaudits and nominations in various award-giving bodies including 87th Academy awards.
The first movie as a whole was a huge success still, as it grossed a total of $760 million worldwide.
Casts of Maleficent (2014) include Elle Fanning as Princess Aurora; Sam Riley as Diaval the raven; The 3 fairies -Imelda Staunton as Knotgrass (pink), Juno Temple as Thistlewit (green) and Lesley Manville as Flittle (blue); Sharlto Copley as King Stefan; Brenton Thwaites as Prince Phillip. Jolie’s daughter Vivienne Marcheline Jolie-Pitt portrayed the toddler Princess Aurora
Other details of Maleficent 2 are still up in the air, but Disney will surely once again do its magic to mount the sequel !
Will the protector of the Moors be the villain or the heroine ? How’s lovely Aurora with her new kingdom?
Well, let’s wait and see what spell Maleficent 2 will cast upon us! Meanwhile, look and feel like Aurora with adorable little girls accessories from Zalora Marketplace!