The full trailer of one of the most anticipated Disney movies of the year is here and it looks amazing!
That's right. Angelina Jolie is back as Maleficent, scarier than ever. No really! Disney has unveiled a full-fledged trailer for the highly anticipated movie and it looks nothing like a fairytale so if you thought the movie will be just another sequel, prepare to be amazed.
With elements of horror mixed with a lot of action and classic drama, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil already looks like a super hit and we cannot wait for it to finally release!
Starring Elle Fanning, Ed Skrein, Sam Riley, Harris Dickinson, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, Lesley Manville, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Michelle Pfeiffer alongside Jolie, the cast of the movie is studded with stars. The sequel will continue the storyline of the original fast forward few years in the future and explore an all-new dimension of the Sleeping Beauty characters and their complex relationships.
“Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” is 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. The film 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," Disney describes the plot of the upcoming movie.
"The film is directed by Joachim Rønning (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales) from a story by Linda Woolverton and a screenplay by Linda Woolverton and Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster, the film is produced by Joe Roth, Angelina Jolie and Duncan Henderson with Matt Smith, Jeff Kirschenbaum and Michael Vieira serving as executive producers," it adds further. Mistress of Evil will arrive this October 18, 2019, mark your calendars.
It comes as no surprise that Disney decided to go ahead and make a sequel of Maleficent; the original movie was a MAJOR hit! Directed by Robert Stromberg, the movie earned more than $750 million worldwide, becoming not only one of the most successful live-action movie ever made but also the highest grossing Angelina Jolie movie of all time.
The dark-fantasy Disney movie was loved by fans worldwide and even the critics couldn't help but praise the work of art. It won numerous prestigious awards and also bagged itself an Academy Award nomination for Best Costume Design.
The sequel movie began filming last year in spring and is all wrapped up. Announcing the same, Joachim Rønning, the director of the movie, took to Instagram and posted a picture of the crew captioning, "That’s a wrap on Maleficent 2 - and what a ride it’s been! A big thank you to this amazing UK crew for spending the summer with me at Pinewood Studios - so close to Heathrow, yet so far away :) I hope you all get some well deserved time off before your next adventure." Who's excited? Watch the full trailer below and let us know what you think!