They are set to hit screens together in Maleficent: Mistress of Evil later this month. 

And leading ladies Angelina Jolie, 44, and Elle Fanning, 21, joined students from the Mulberry School for Girls in London to inspire them on International Day of the Girl on Friday.

The stars stunned in chic cream dresses as they discussed the importance of diverse female roles, increasing pressures that social media has on young people and how every girl deserves the right to an education. 

Inspiring women: Angelina Jolie, 44, and Elle Fanning, 21, joined students from the Mulberry School for Girls to inspire them on International Day of the Girl in London on Friday

Inspiring women: Angelina Jolie, 44, and Elle Fanning, 21, joined students from the Mulberry School for Girls to inspire them on International Day of the Girl in London on Friday 

Jolie and Fanning spoke to ten students who had been invited to take part in a special meet and greet which gave them the opportunity to ask the two lead actresses questions.

Angelina looked relaxed in a flowing kimono-wrap dress with a gorilla print as she told the young students to ‘make a big beautiful mess’ on their path to success. 

Dazzling in a ruffled cream dress, Elle told students the importance of having a strong support system as she revealed she still lives at home with her mother and grandmother. 

The How to Talk to Girls at Parties star encouraged the young girls to ‘find their tribe’. 

Oh so chic! Angelina looked relaxed in a flowing kimono-wrap dress with a gorilla print while Elle dazzled in a ruffled cream dress

Oh so chic! Angelina looked relaxed in a flowing kimono-wrap dress with a gorilla print while Elle dazzled in a ruffled cream dress

Speech: The stars discussed the importance of diverse female roles, increasing pressures that social media has on young people and how every girl deserves the right to an education

Speech: The stars discussed the importance of diverse female roles, increasing pressures that social media has on young people and how every girl deserves the right to an education

Questions: One student asked how women can responsible on social media to which Fanning responded to remind the girls that social media just shows a 'plastic facade' of someone's life

Questions: One student asked how women can responsible on social media to which Fanning responded to remind the girls that social media just shows a ‘plastic facade’ of someone’s life

Inspirational: Asked what advice Jolie would give to her younger self the Lara Croft star said: 'You push yourself so much you forget to enjoy life

Inspirational: Asked what advice Jolie would give to her younger self the Lara Croft star said: ‘You push yourself so much you forget to enjoy life

One student asked how women can stay safe and responsible on social media to which Fanning responded to remind the girls that social media just shows a ‘plastic facade’ of someone’s life.

She added: ‘Try not to compare yourself to other people, you don’t know what’s going on behind their screens.’ 

Asked what advice Jolie would give to her younger self the Lara Croft star said: ‘You push yourself so much you forget to enjoy life.

‘Hold on to the belief that you are deserving of happiness and freedom and anything that stops you get it out of your life as quick as possible.’  

Jolie added: 'Hold on to the belief that you are deserving of happiness and freedom and anything that stops you get it out of your life as quick as possible'

Jolie added: ‘Hold on to the belief that you are deserving of happiness and freedom and anything that stops you get it out of your life as quick as possible’

Role model: Fanning encouraged the young girls to 'find their tribe' on their paths to success

Role model: Fanning encouraged the young girls to ‘find their tribe’ on their paths to success 

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, the sequel to the 2014 hit Maleficent, is set to hit the big screen in the UK on October 18.

Disney beginners may not recall Maleficent is the evil fairy in the classic 1959 animation Sleeping Beauty, and that Angelina played her in a 2014 live-action film.

Just five years on, Jolie is playing her again in Mistress Of Evil, still wearing black horns, fighting fairies and sorting out her conflicted maternal feelings towards sweet Princess Aurora (Fanning).

This time she has competition from the neighbouring Queen Ingrith (Michelle Pfeiffer) who causes a rift between our anti-heroine and Aurora, when her son Prince Phillip returns to the kingdom and proposes to the Princess.

Wow factor: This comes after Angelina and Elle dazzled as they reunited on the red carpet for Maleficent: Mistress of Evil in London on Wednesday

Wow factor: This comes after Angelina and Elle dazzled as they reunited on the red carpet for Maleficent: Mistress of Evil in London on Wednesday 

Leading ladies: Angelina complemented Elle's dress. The actress looked incredible in a silver beaded chiffon gown

Leading ladies: Angelina complemented Elle’s dress. The actress looked incredible in a silver beaded chiffon gown 

The dark side: Disney beginners may not recall that Maleficent is the evil fairy in the classic 1959 animation Sleeping Beauty, and that Angelina played her in a 2014 live-action film

The dark side: Disney beginners may not recall that Maleficent is the evil fairy in the classic 1959 animation Sleeping Beauty, and that Angelina played her in a 2014 live-action film

Unbeknownst to Aurora, Ingrith is plotting to use their marriage to divide humans and fairies forever, and it is up to Maleficent to try and stop the impending war.

Chiwetel Ejiofor joins the cast as the leader of an army of fairies just like Maleficent, while Harris will replace Brenton Thwaites as Prince Phillip.

The original 2014 film grossed a whopping $758million worldwide, and brought another success addition to Disney’s series of dark fairy tales.  

International Day of the Girl was declared by the United Nations in 2012. 

Since then October 11 has been a day which aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights.      

Disney: Just five years on, Jolie is playing her again in Mistress Of Evil, still wearing black horns, fighting fairies and sorting out her conflicted maternal feelings towards Princess Aurora

Disney: Just five years on, Jolie is playing her again in Mistress Of Evil, still wearing black horns, fighting fairies and sorting out her conflicted maternal feelings towards Princess Aurora


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