Angelina Jolie will begin filming of Maleficent 2 in April of 2018.
Linda Woolverton, who wrote the original Maleficent, was rumored to have written the first draft of the sequel script but it now looks as though Jez Butterworth will be doing the rewrite.
Jez Butterworth is also handling the script for Cruella, another Disney live-action movie based on an animated classic,focusing on the villain, starring Emma Stone. Cruella and Maleficent 2, do not have any official release dates at this time.
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