Angelina Jolie considering acting in ‘Maleficent 2’
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) Actress-director Angelina Jolie is reportedly thinking of reprising her role as the vengeful fairy in Disneys “Maleficent 2”.
Jolie, who was able to command $20 million in addition to profit participation for 2014’s “Maleficent”, will reportedly return to high-profile fare in the wake of her publicised split from actor-producer Brad Pitt, first announced in September 2016.
According to sources close to Jolie, she is mulling a number of acting offers, including reprising her role in “Maleficent 2” and is in active development on two large-scale Universal projects: An adaptation of Simon Sebag Montefiore’s “Catherine the Great and Potemkin: The Imperial Love Affair” and World War II espionage drama “The Spy Who Loved” (based on Clare Mulley’s 2013 book), reports hollywoodreporter.com.
She is also reportedly prepping what may be her next directorial: An adaptation of Alessandro Baricco’s 2004 novel “Without Blood”. She has also signed on as a producer on Disney children’s film “The One and Only Ivan”.
Her most recent film and directorial “First They Killed My Father” was screened in Cambodia on February 18.