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Angelina Jolie Steps Out After Being Confirmed for 'Maleficent 2'

Angelina Jolie Pitt looks chic while wearing an over-sized gray shawl as she heads out of Quaglino’s Restaurant on Monday evening (April 25) in London, England.

That same day, it was announced that the 40-year-old actress is confirmed to reprise her role in Maleficent 2 as the villainous star.

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Although her role had been rumored for months, it was just now confirmed by Disney. The movie was not given a release date.

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Angelina Jolie Confirmed to Return for 'Maleficent 2'!

Angelina Jolie Pitt is officially returning to star as the villainous Maleficent in the sequel to the 2014 film.

It was announced that the actress would be returning months ago, but the news was just confirmed by Disney as they announced a whole slate of upcoming movies.

Disney has staked out several release dates including July 28, 2017, April 6, 2018, August 3, 2018, December 25, 2018, and December 20, 2019. It is not officially known when Maleficent 2 will be released, though IMDB has May 9, 2017 listed.

Also returning to the Maleficent franchise is Linda Woolverton, who wrote the script for the first film and will take on the duties again.

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Angelina Jolie Pitt Meets with Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon

Angelina Jolie Pitt shakes hands with the current Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon while meeting on Wednesday (April 20) in The Hague, the Netherlands.

According to the United Nations’ Twitter account, “Mrs Ban & @UN Secretary-General met @Refugees Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt for talks on Syria & more.”

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That same day, the Secretary-General also visited the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to speak to the progress achieved on the destruction of chemical weapons.

FYI: Angelina is wearing a Salvatore Ferragamo top and coat.

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Angelina Jolie Will Give Keynote Speech for Live BBC Special

Angelina Jolie is set to give a keynote speech during a live special airing on the BBC on May 16.

The 40-year-old actress and UNHCR special envoy will speak out in the special about the refugee crisis.

“The debate on the refugee crisis is often polarized and based on fear and misconceptions,” Angelina said in a statement (via Daily Mail). “We need to have a rational discussion that focuses on how we strengthen the systems designed to protect those fleeing war and persecution, while understanding and taking into account the concerns of citizens in host countries. Above all, we need to address the conflict and insecurity that are the root causes of the mass movement of refugees.”

Angelina added that she is “looking forward to exploring these issues with the BBC and its global audience, and to a day of discussion in which all sides of the debate can be heard and long-term solutions can be identified and highlighted.”

Angelina Jolie Spends Time With the Greek Prime Minister

Angelina Jolie wears a simple black dress while sitting down with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the Presidential Palace on Wednesday (March 16) in Athens, Greece.

The 40-year-old actress and U.N. Goodwill Ambassador is visiting Greece “to reinforce efforts by UNHCR and the Greek government to step up the emergency response to the deteriorating humanitarian situation,” according to a press release.

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Earlier in the day, Angie spent time with children at a refugee camp.

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Angelina Jolie Meets with Young Children at Greece Refugee Camp

Angelina Jolie speaks with some young children at the temporary refugee facilities at the port of Piraeus on Wednesday (March 16) in Athens, Greece.

The 40-year-old actor, director, and humanitarian was mobbed by the amount of people who wanted to speak with her while she was making her visit.

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The day before, Angelina visited a Syrian refugee camp and had an emotional visit. She released a powerful statement about her time at the camp, as well.

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Angelina Jolie Visits Syrian Refugee Camp, Calls Situation 'Tragic & Shameful'

Angelina Jolie, the Special Envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, speaks to press during a visit to a Syrian refugee camp on Tuesday (March 15) in Zahleh, Lebanon.

“We cannot manage the world through aid relief in the place of diplomacy and political solutions,” the 40-year-old actress, director, and activist told reporters as she stood in the pouring rain.

“We should never forget that for all the focus on the refugee situation in Europe at this time, the greatest pressure is still being felt in the Middle East and North Africa, as it has for each of the last five years,” Angelina continued.

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