‘Maleficent 2’ Movie Update: Angelina Jolie’s Return Uncertain? Screenwriter Expresses Hope to See A-List Actress Reprise Her Role
Disney recently confirmed the news that a sequel to “Maleficent” is in the works. The film’s screenwriter Linda Woolverton is also on board and will be writing the screenplay for “Maleficent 2.” Will Angelina Jolie reprise her role as the good-turned-bad-turned-good witch in the upcoming sequel? Read on to learn more about this scoop.
If you thought that the story of “Maleficent” has come to an end after she and Aurora seemed to have cleared things up between each other, then you’d better brace yourselves for the sequel to the Disney movie.
The Wrap announced that Disney is looking into creating a “Maleficent” sequel. It was especially after its record-breaking success in 2014. The movie has earned a total of $758.41 million in domestic and foreign releases. It makes it no surprise that the company is looking into the possibility of a sequel happening in the near future.
The outlet cited that the screenwriter for “Maleficent,” Woolverton is being tapped to write another screenplay for the sequel. Woolverton. However, she will only write for the sequel under one condition, Jolie must reprise her role as Maleficent.
While several news outlets have differing opinions on whether or not Jolie will reprise her role as Maleficent if the sequel really comes into the picture, USA Today pointed out that the 40-year-old wife of Brad Pitt has previously considered the idea.
“Possibly. I don’t know. I enjoyed it. I just feel like we did this one thoroughly and I don’t think there’d be another,” Jolie said.
Cinema Blend, on the other hand, is optimistic that Jolie will reprise her role in “Maleficent 2.” The outlet cited previous statements from the actress saying that the character has always been her childhood favorite.
Should Angelina Jolie reprise her role in “Maleficent 2?” What do you think the sequel will be about? Sound off in the comments!
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