The veteran actresses and mothers had been pals lengthy earlier than they joined forces to supply and star in Hulu’s Little Fires In all places.

Wishing Washington completely satisfied birthday again in 2016, Witherspoon wrote, “My good friend and considered one of my favourite actresses/producers/moms/philanthropists, this lady is a champion for change on the planet in so some ways… (To not point out she’s smokin’ sizzling!)”

Now, after all, the little fireplace emojis she added might be seen as good foresight.

“I feel we’re in a extremely thrilling place by way of alternatives for partnership with different girls,” Washington advised E! Information final yr, “however I additionally really feel that this was a novel partnership, simply because, I do not know, typically you come across magic, while you’re like, ‘Oh, that is any individual who I like to work with, who I belief, and I do know that we’re making one another higher.'”