Disney’s Maleficent: Mistress of Evil will premiere in Rome on October 7 prior to the Rome Film Festival. Key characters Angelina Jolie and Michelle Pfeiffer will make their appearance on the red carpet. That made Variety known.

The long-awaited follow-up to Maleficent will be shown worldwide in theaters from October 18. The film can be seen from 16 October in various parts of Europe, including the Netherlands.

In Maleficient: Mistress of Evil , Jolie takes on the role of the villainous sorceress ‘Maleficent’ and Elle Fanning returns as ‘Aurora’. Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple and Lesley Manville can also be seen in part two. Newcomers are Michelle Pfeiffer, Ed Skrein, Harris Dickinson and Chiwetel Ejiofor.

The film is directed by Joachim Rønning (“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”)

The first Maleficent was a blockbuster when it came out in 2014. It raised 758.5 ​​million dollars worldwide with a budget of 180 million dollars.

In a video you can see how Jolie is transformed into the villainous sorceress ‘Maleficent’.