The official synopsis for the film is as follows:
The years have been kind to Maleficent and Aurora. Their relationship, born of heartbreak, revenge and ultimately love, has flourished. Yet the hatred between man and the fairies still exists. Aurora’s impending marriage to Prince Phillip is cause for celebration in the kingdom of Ulstead and the neighbouring Moors, as the wedding serves to unite the two worlds. 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.
The film is directed by Joachim Rønning and star Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sam Riley, Ed Skrein, Harris Dickinson, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Imelda Staunton, Juno Temple, Lesley Manville, Robert Lindsay, Warwick Davis, Jenn Murray, David Gyasi and Judi Shekoni.
Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil is scheduled for cinematic release on the 18th October 2019.