‘Maleficent’ set to get sequel, Angelina Jolie to return

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Angelina Jolie Signs On For 'Maleficent' Sequel

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Angelina Jolie will don the horns again and once again become one of the most famous villains, Maleficent.

And it could soon have a director attached.

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Joachim Rønning, who directed "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales," is in talks to direct the "Maleficent" sequel, Deadline reported.

Filming is expected to begin early next year.

Jez Butterworth and Linda Woolverton have been writing the script. Joe Roth is producing, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The first "Maleficent" brought in $69.4 million. It made $758.5 million worldwide.

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