A Second 'Help' -ing! Costars Emma Stone, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer Reunite at Oscar Nominees Luncheon

Once inside the luncheon, the ladies couldn't pass up the opportunity for a photo together

89th Oscar Nominees Luncheon, Los Angeles
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This year’s awards season has been one big reunion for the cast of The Help.

More than five years after Emma Stone, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer costarred in the acclaimed 2011 film, the trio have reunited to help each other celebrate their awards-season success.

Stone, Davis and Spencer attended the Oscar nominees luncheon in Los Angeles on Monday afternoon. Once inside, the ladies couldn’t pass up the opportunity for a photo together.

“Today was so fun it felt like graduation. Especially seeing my #HelpAlums,” Spencer captioned an Instagram snapshot of the trio. “Congrats to all nominees especially these two!! #oscarnomineesluncheon.”

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This year, Davis nabbed her third Oscar nomination, for her supporting role in Fences. Stone is up for her second Oscar, for her leading role in the musical La La Land. Spencer, a previous Oscar winner, is nominated for her supporting turn in Hidden Figures.

Spencer took home the 2012 Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Minny Jackson in The Help, while Davis was nominated for her lead role in the movie as Aibileen Clark.The Oscar luncheon wasn’t the first time the three have run into each other during this awards season. Davis and Stone both took home honors at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, while Spencer and their other Help costar, Bryce Dallas Howard, were nominated.

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