A deluxe novelization of the Walt Disney Pictures film Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, starring Angelina Jolie. This visually stunning live action film continues the fantasy adventure started in the "origin" story of Maleficent. This sequel explores the complex relationship between the horned fairy and Princess Aurora, as they face new threats to the magical land of the Fair Folk. The movie stars Academy Award-winning actress Angelina Jolie in the titular role, and is directed by Oscar-nominated Joachim Rø nning ( Kon-Tiki, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales). The film co-stars Elle Fanning ( Super 8) as Princess Aurora and Golden Globe-recipient Michelle Pfeiffer ( The Fabulous Baker Boys, The Wizard of Lies) as Queen Ingrith . Maleficent: Mistress of Evil also features Chiwetel Ejiofor ( 12 Years A Slave, Doctor Strange), Imelda Staunton ( Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1), and Lesley Manville ( Phantom Thread).