Date: 19th April 2018

Ed Skrein To Play "Maleficent 2" Villain.

"Deadpool" and "Game of Thrones" actor Ed Skrein is in final negotiations to join the “Maleficent” sequel at Disney Pictures.

Skrein plays a villain role, but specifics are under wraps. It is not clear where this film will pick up following the first film which was a revisionist take on "Sleeping Beauty".

There are no details on who he'll exactly be playing, but he will join Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning who will be reprising their roles from the first film.

Source: Press Release