On May 19, 2021. Producer Duncan Henderson hinted that a threequel to Maleficent was already in development. On May 24, 2021. Writer Evan Spiliotopoulos revealed that he is working on the first draft of the movie alongside with Writer Linda Woolverton. Although Jolie's return to the threequel was not yet certain, Jolie stated that she is dedicated to any Maleficent project happening in the future, she mentioned in the premiere of Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. In addition, Joe Roth was rumoured to return as producer of the film. On June 11, 2021. The Government of Copyright in the United States added a pre-registration form on their official website that revealed a third Maleficent was indeed in the works.