BANG! NEWS – Elle Fanning finds Angelina Jolie “inspiring”. The 21-year-old actress reunites with Angelina for the upcoming movie Maleficent: Mistress of Evil – the sequel to 2014’s Maleficent – and has said that now she’s older, she and the fellow actress can talk about “anything”.
Elle explained, “I’m older, and the things we can talk about now are different. I feel like I can ask her anything – and I have!
“Watching her is so inspiring. As a person, she has a such a strength in her convictions. She really stands up for what she feels is right and will protect you at all costs. I’ve truly seen that – her nurturing and protective instincts. It’s so beautiful.”
And the feeling is most definitely mutual, as 44-year-old Angelina said she’ll “always feel close” to Elle. In a joint interview with People magazine, she said, “The first moment she ever saw me, she was 14 and she ran up and gave me the biggest hug.
“Elle was the sweetest. Nothing about me intimidated her. I’ll always feel close to Elle. She knows I’m goofy. I know she has great strength.”