Production is underway on on Disney’s upcoming Maleficent sequel, but thats not stopping the studio from finalizing its cast. According to Deadline, Annihilation Star David Gyasi has joined the cast of the upcoming film in a currently unknown role.
New additions to the cast also include Chiwetel Ejiofor Harry Dickinson who takes over the role of Prince Phillip from Brenton Thwaites, Ed Skrein in an unknown villain role, Michelle Pfeiffer as Queen Ingris, and Jenn Murray in an unknown role. No word yet if other characters from the first film are to return.
Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales director Joachim Rønning is helming the film from a script a script by Jez Butterworth. Butterworth most recently worked on the script for Disney’s other villain film in development Cruella.
Maleficent 2 currently has no release date set.