WATCH: Angelina Jolie returns as Maleficent in 'Mistress of Evil'

MANILA, Philippines – The first teaser for Maleficent: Mistress of Evil was released on Monday, May 13, with Angelina Jolie reprising the role of the evil witch. (READ: Angelina Jolie returns for 'Maleficent 2' in 2019

Elle Fanning returns as well as Princess Aurora.

The teaser shows the complex relationship of the two as they face adversaries and meet new friends. It also shows a cordial talk between the queen (Michelle Pfeiffer) and Maleficent.

Directed by Joachim Ronning, the movie also stars Juno Temple, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Ed Skrein, and Chiwetel Ejiofor.

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil opens in the United States on October 18. –