Meryl Streep to star in second season of Big Little Lies
Meryl Streep is to star in the second season of Big Little Lies.
Big Little Lies was set is set the small town of Pirriwee and followed the lives of three mothers whose children are all in first grade at the local elementary school whose lives become bound together when a murder happens in the town.
Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Alexander Skarsgård, Laura Dern, Adam Scott and Zoë Kravitz all starred in the original run.
For the second run, Streep will play Mary Louise Wright, the mother to the abusive Perry Wright, played in the first season by Skarsgard.
The show's second season will be directed by American Honey's Andrea Arnold, who replaces Dallas Buyers' Club director Jean-Marc Vallée behind the camera.
Kidman and Witherspoon are confirmed to return, while negotiations with other members of the cast are still ongoing.
David E. Kelley has written the second season, which is partly based on a story from novelist Lianne Moriarty, the writer of the novel which inspired the book.