Maleficent 2 Starts Filming in April, 2018

Angelina Jolie will begin filming of Maleficent 2 in April of 2018. Linda Woolverton, who wrote the original Maleficent, was rumored to have written the first draft of the sequel script but it now looks as though Jez Butterworth will be doing the rewrite. Jez Butterworth is also handling the script for Cruella, another Disney live-action movie based on an animated classic,focusing on the villain, starring  Emma Stone.  Cruella and Maleficent 2, do not have any official release dates at this time.  

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Disney’s Live-Action Remake of ‘The Lion King’ Is Coming Soon

We just can’t wait. It’s official: Disney and director Jon Favreau are working on a live-action remake of one of the studio’s most popular animated films, The Lion King. “We can officially confirm that The Walt Disney Studios and director Jon Favreau are putting a new reimagining of The Lion King on the fast track to production. The project follows the technologically groundbreaking smash hit The Jungle Book, directed by Favreau, which debuted in April and has earned $965.8 million worldwide,” the company said in a press release. Disney’s been…

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