This evening saw the UK premiere of Maleficent 2 – Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. The sequel sees Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning reprising their roles as Maleficent and Aurora in a new story that picks up several years after their first adventure.
Newcomers to the series include Michelle Pfeiffer as Queen Ingrith, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Ed Skrein, Robert Lindsay and Harris Dickinson as Prince Phillip. They join returning cast members Sam Riley as Diaval; Imelda Staunton as the pixie Knotgrass; Juno Temple as the pixie Thistlewit; Lesley Manville as the pixie Flittle.
The film is directed by Joachim Rønning from a story by Linda Woolverton and a screenplay by Linda Woolverton and Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster. The film is produced by Joe Roth, Angelina Jolie and Duncan Henderson with Matt Smith, Jeff Kirschenbaum and Michael Vieira serving as executive producers.
Colin Hart and Scott Davis were at the premiere in Leicester Square in London, here are the interviews from the red carpet.
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Premiere Interviews
Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play.