Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (film) Aurora’s impending marriage to Prince Philip is cause for celebration in the kingdom of Ulstead and the neighboring Moors. But when an unexpected encounter introduces a powerful new alliance, Maleficent and Aurora are pulled apart to opposing sides in a Great War, testing their loyalties, and causing them to question whether they can truly be family. Directed by Joachim Rønning. Released October 18, 2019, also in 2D IMAX and 3D, after October 16 and 17 releases in Finland, the Philippines, Australia, and other countries. 119 minutes. Filmed in widescreen format. Sequel to the 2014 film. Stars Angelina Jolie (Maleficent), Elle Fanning (Aurora), Chiwetel Ejiofor (Conall), Sam Riley (Diaval), Harris Dickinson (Prince Philip), Ed Skrein (Borra), Imelda Staunton (Knotgrass), Juno Temple (Thistlewit), Lesley Manville (Flittle), Michelle Pfeiffer (Queen Ingrith). Nominated for an Academy Award for Makeup and Hairstyling by Paul Gooch, Arjen Tuiten, and David White.