‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ Predicted To Reach $50 Million at the Box Office Opening Weekend

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ Predicted To Reach $50 Million at the Box Office Opening Weekend. The sequel to the 2014 film, Maleficent, is set to release in theaters October 18, 2019.

According to Variety, current predictions expect Maleficent: Mistress of Evil to rule in theaters on opening weekend, and  the film is expected to gross $50 million at the domestic box office.

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” is a fantasy adventure that picks up several years after “Maleficent,” in which audiences learned of the events that hardened the heart of Disney’s most notorious villain and drove her to curse a baby Princess Aurora. The film continues to explore the complex relationship between the horned fairy and the soon to be Queen as they form new alliances and face new adversaries in their struggle to protect the moors and the magical creatures that reside within. 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.

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil stars: Angelina Jolie (Maleficent), Elle Fanning (Aurora), Michelle Pfeiffer (Queen Ingrith), Harris Dickinson (Prince Phillip), and Chiwetel Ejiofor (Conall).

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