Reese Witherspoon brought her look-a-like daughter, Ava Phillippe, with her to the premiere of her HBO show Big Little Lies on Tuesday.


The mother daughter duo look almost identical standing next to each other. “People come up to her [all the time]. We were at a premiere and they were congratulating her on her performance,” Witherspoon shared. “She’s like, ‘I’m not in the movie.'”

Witherspoon also told reporters that Phillippe does not want to go into acting like her famous parents, but that the 17-year-old is “very supportive, and I love that she’s here to help me.”

Phillippe shared a photo of the family on Instagram after the event, saying that she is “so proud” of her mom. “It is so nice to see these wonderful, talented women in roles just as dynamic as they are.”

Witherspoon stars in Big Little Lies alongside Laura DernNicole KidmanZoë Kravitz and Shailene Woodley. “It was always just our personal lives: what’s going on with our kids, single girls and who they’re dating,” says the actress about what went on behind-the-scenes. “We just became a really close-knit family, even with the kids, too, — hanging out with them and playing with them. You get deeply invested in people. I think that’s part of the experience of getting to know people. What deepens our relationships on set, even more than a rehearsal, is the glass of wine you have after work. ‘What’s on in your life? How’s your mom? How’s your heart?’ That kind of stuff.”

Big Little Lies premieres on HBO Feb, 19 at 9 p.m.

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