Here’s Everything You Need to Know About the ‘Maleficent 2’ Cast

Disney has numerous movies coming to theaters in the next few years, including Aladdin, Mulan and The Lion King. But nothing is catching our attention quite like Maleficent 2.

The sequel will focus on Maleficent and Aurora forming new alliances, and—much to our delight—it already has an all-star cast featuring new and old faces. Here’s everything you need to know about the cast of Maleficent 2.

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Angelina Jolie As Maleficent

The actress is returning as the titular character. (Because, duh.)

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Elle Fanning As Princess Aurora

She’s also reprising her role. #Bless

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Harris Dickinson As Prince Phillip

The actor is replacing Brenton Thwaites, who starred in the original film.

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Michelle Pfeiffer As Queen Ingrith

The actress will play the prince’s mother, and we can’t wait to see her wardrobe.

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Robert Lindsay As King John

The actor is joining the cast as Queen Ingrith’s husband.

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Sam Riley As Diaval

The actor will return as Maleficent’s right-hand man raven.

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Judi Shekoni As Shrike

You probably recognize her as Lady Rah from Ice.

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Lesley Manville, Juno Temple & Imelda Staunton

The actresses are reprising their pixie roles of Flittle, Thistlewit and Knotgrass, respectively.

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Chiwetel Ejiofor

Although we don’t know what character he’ll play, we have no doubt it will be brilliant.

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Jenn Murray

While no details have been revealed, she’s best known for appearing in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

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Ed Skrein

He’s widely recognized for his role as Ajax in Deadpool, so take that, Ryan Reynolds.


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