Production has already begun on Maleficent 2 but Disney isnt done looking at big names to join the cast. According ThatHashtagShow Doctor Strange star Chiwetel Ejiofor is in talks to play the romantic foil to Angelina Jolies Maleficent in the upcoming sequel.
The film will see the return of Angelina Jolie as the title character of Maleficent, As well as Elle Fanning as Aurora. Deadpool actor Ed Skrein recently signed on to play the villain of the film, with Michelle Pfeiffer in negotiations to play the queen. Yesterday it was announced that Harris Dickinson has replaced Brenton Thwaites as Prince Phillip.
Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales director Joachim Rønning has officially signed on to direct (without directing partner Espen Sandberg who also directed Pirates 5 with Rønning). Joe Roth (Maleficent) will produce the film, with screenwriter
No word yet on the release date for Maleficent 2.