Maleficent 2 To Begin Production

In happy movie news Maleficent 2 is about to begin production!  Linda Woolverton originally wrote the script for the sequel, but now it’s being rewritten by Jez Butterworth.

Butterworth’s credits include: SpectreEdge of Tomorrow, the James Brown biopic Get On Up, and Disney’s upcoming movie Cruella.

Plans for a sequel were announced in 2015 with Angelina Jolie set to reprise her role and Joe Roth set to produce .  In 2014 Maleficent was a box office hit grossing almost $760 million worldwide.


No word on other cast and crew members or when production will begin.  Stay tuned to Monkeys Fighting Robots for updates!


Parish Hodges
Parish Hodges
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