Angelina Jolie presumably coming back for Maleficent 3

As per the various reports in the industry, actress Angelina Jolie might be coming back for the movie Maleficent 3

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Well, we can keep the expectation to see Angelina Jolie on screen as the fabled villain once again, although it doesn’t sound like the studio has a compact timeline yet. Considering the first and second films, it may not be soon as the third film may take time till 2024 or 2025. Still, fans can take reassurance that the movie is happening, after nearly a two-year wait for news on the follow-up.

Angelina Jolie fitted on the role of the Disney villain, Maleficent, for a 2014 release. The first movie did marvelously well, earning over $750 million at the box office. It would have appeared that a prompt sequel was in order, nevertheless, audiences didn’t comprehend Maleficent: Mistress of Evil release until 2019.

The success of Maleficent

It was vague whether audiences were unremembered about this movie by that period, or there was a misstep of failure in the Disney marketing machine. However, that movie grossed $491 million at the worldwide box office, marking a steep drop. Industry maestro claimed that the film would have required $500 million to break even.

While the movie match convoluted may have exiled a final film for the villain, many fans have been eagerly waiting for the official statement from the studio.  Despite the fact that the slate has grown in size, sequels are still uncommon. Of course, new adaptations of The Lion King, Aladdin, and Cruella de Vil are in the works, but the only remakes to have spawned many films are Alice in Wonderland and Maleficent, both of which had enormous box office declines compared to their predecessors.

The storyline itself was one of the biggest gripes that many people had with Angelina Jolie’s second Disney film. Both the first and second films’ aesthetics were praised. Maleficent’s story, penned by Linda Woolverton, was admired. Linda Woolverton is expected to return with a script for Maleficent 3, ideally with a compelling concept that ties the third film together better this time.

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