That Angelina Jolie returns to the role of the witch Maleficent (the same one that plunged into a dream Sleeping beauty), has long been known. But now the sequel appeared the Director. Continued feminist disney fantasy will remove the Norwegian Joachim Ronning, reports Empire.
Earlier, Ronning worked on a couple of Espen Sandberg. Together they removed the female action-adventure Western “Bandidas”, a beautiful adventure biopic, “Kon-Tiki” and disney’s “the Revenge of Salazar”, the fifth part of the franchise “pirates of the Caribbean”. But this time, Ronning will work itself.
The plot of “Maleficent 2” is kept secret. Yet no details of what direction the story goes. The script was prepared by Linda Woolverton, who worked on the first part, and the British playwright Jez Butterworth.
Shooting should start early next year. That is, the release is expected in 2019.
We will remind, with a budget of $ 180 million “Maleficent” earned rent 758,5 million.