Back in May, production began on the long-awaited sequel to Disney’s 2014 hit “Maleficent.” A few days ago, the film’s director Joachim Rønning took to his Instagram account to let fans know that production has wrapped up.
Rønning’s social media post included a picture of “Maleficent II” crew as well as a message announcing filming is complete.
Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning have reprised their roles from the previous film as Maleficent and Aurora, respectively. Fanning also took to her Instagram on the last day of filming to explain that we will see the Disney Princess once again in 2020.
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.
Golden Globe Award winning, Emmy nominated and three-time Academy Award nominated actress Michelle Pfeiffer (“Ant-Man and The Wasp”) joins the cast as Queen Ingrith. Also joining the production are Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (“Doctor Strange”), Ed Skrein (“Deadpool”), Robert Lindsay (“Wimbledon”), and Harris Dickinson (“The Darkest Minds”) as Prince Phillip.
“Maleficent II” is currently slated to premiere in theaters May 29, 2020.
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