LOS ANGELES: Disney has released the first trailer for “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil,” giving us a new glimpse of Angelina Jolie’s villainous character Maleficent.
Angelina Jolie will return as Maleficent alongside Elle Fanning as Princess Aurora (also known as Sleeping Beauty).
Other returning cast members are Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, Sam Riley and Lesley Manville, who are all reprising their roles from the first film.
Walt Disney released a synopsis of the new film, describing it as “a fantasy adventure that picks up several years after Maleficent, in which audiences [learn] of the events that hardened the heart of Disney’s most notorious villain and drove her to curse a baby Princess Aurora.
The film is scheduled for release in UK cinemas on 18 October 2019.