Disney to make Maleficent and Jungle Book sequels

Disney to make Maleficent and Jungle Book sequels

A second Jon Favreau-directed Jungle Book will be made and Angelina Jolie will reprise her role in a Maleficent sequel, Disney has announced, BBC reports.

 

The studio also confirmed a Mary Poppins sequel, starring Emily Blunt, and 101 Dalmatians spin-off, Cruella.

 

The Mary Poppins film will also star Lin-Manuel Miranda, who wrote and performed in Broadway hit, Hamilton.

 

A Tim Burton-directed Dumbo and a "Tinker Bell project" starring Reese Witherspoon are also in development.

 

Also confirmed by Disney were a live-action adaptation of Madeline L'Engle's fantasy novel A Wrinkle In Time, the Dwayne Johnson-starring Jungle Cruise and The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, a Christmas story based on ETA Hoffman's 19th Century tale.

 

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