Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest co-director Joachim Rønning joins Angelina Jolie for the sequel to the 2014 Disney fantasy adventure centred around the titular Sleeping Beauty villain.

Five years following the events of the first film, Maleficent's life takes an unexpected turn when Prince Phillip proposes to Aurora (Elle Fanning). But when Queen Ingrith (Michelle Pfeiffer) uses the wedding to try to divide humans and fairies forever, Maleficent and Aurora find themselves opposite sides of an impending war.

Director: Joachim Rønning ('Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales', 'Kon-Tiki', 'Max Manus: Man of War')
Writer: Micah Fitzerman-Blue. Noah Harpster. Linda Woolverton
Cast: Angelina Jolie. Elle Fanning. Harris Dickinson. Michelle Pfeiffer. Sam Riley. Ed Skrein. Robert Lindsay. David Gyasi. Jenn Murray. Juno Temple. Lesley Manville. Imelda Staunton.

2019 Rating: PG, Violence & scary scenes. 118 mins. USA

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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil