Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman interview each other on 'GMA'

The actresses dish on their upcoming mini-series, "Big Little Lies."
3:10 | 02/13/17

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Transcript for Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman interview each other on 'GMA'
Looks great. We'll go to two stars we love. Turning the camera on each other and playing the role of reporter led to some unexpected moments for the first time they met to what Reese whispered to Nicole backstage at the oscars. Take a look when "The big bang theory" -- "Big little lies" stars Nicole kidman and Reese Witherspoon went one-on-one. I'm so excited to be interviewing you. Tell me all about yourself. Well, I was born in 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana. What do you need to know? Actually that surprises me you were born in New Orleans. Really. Yeah. You were born in -- people think you were born in always awe but you were born in -- Hawaii. Hawaii, yes. You're an American. I have a hawaiian make. Hakulani. That is your name? Yes. And Australia. So, tell me do you remember the first time we met? I do. Really? When? I've got the worst memory. I met you after the oscars. Yeah. And you were nominated for "Moulin rouge". Right. And I remember going up to you and you were wearing such a gorgeous gown and I'm like such a huge fan. Get out. Yeah, I did. What was your reaction to "Big little lies." I read that book in like 48 hours and I remember talking to you on the phone going, oh, my gosh, we could actually get this maid and get it made for sflus I'm trying to decide whether I'm happy or sad. ??? Tears me apart ??? People usually know. ??? In my heart ??? You didn't know each other very well before we started but always first of all I always looked up to you. You were such an incredible actress. I call myself your big sister now. It's like I'm on the outside looking in. I'm losing control. I never had the experience of working with another woman so closely that I got to call you and say, what do you think I should do with this character? I don't like this scene and I don't know how to play it. We pound people with nice. To death. Do you have a favorite scene we shot. I love the scene in the car where we talk about life, where we talk about the desires that we have, how we don't feel comfortable just being a mom, that this secret hidden things we want? She's a mom. She's young. Like you used to be. Like we used to be. For me it was a huge opportunity with five distinct female parts where women are talking to each other, how they really talk to each other about issues that are really affecting their lives every day. She's new here. Hi. When it's so important that female friendship and those bonds are what -- I mean my girlfriends are my life. As much as there's the entertainment part of it there's also this camaraderie and see what we do for each other as friends and what we do for each other behind the scenes in terms of protecting each other. Holding each other's secrets because they always say there's a boys club. There's a girls club. There's a girls club. All right. Two of the best in the business. And "Big little lies" premieres Sunday on HBO and coming up,

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