- Season two of “Big Little Lies” is officially happening.
- Most of the cast is returning, including Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman.
- The entire season will be directed by Andrea Arnold (“American Honey,” Amazon’s “Transparent”).
Get ready for more drama out of California’s Central Coast.
HBO’s Emmy-winning limited series “Big Little Lies” is returning for a second season. In a release sent out by the network on Friday, it promises in season two “relationships will fray, loyalties will erode … the potential for emotional and bodily injury shall loom.”
The hit first season walked away with eight primetime Emmy awards, including outstanding lead actress for Nicole Kidman, who will return for the second season. Reese Witherspoon will also be back, as well as the show’s creator David E. Kelly. The release also states that most of cast from season one will return, so expect appearances by Laura Dern, who also won an Emmy for her performance, Shailene Woodley, Zoë Kravitz, and Adam Scott.
The show is based on the novel of the same name by Liane Moriarty and revolves around the lives of a group of families living in the affluent city of Monterey, California. Kidman and Witherspoon will also be executive producing.
The entire second season will be directed by Andrea Arnold, who is know for directing episodes of Amazon series “Transparent” and “I Love Dick.” She also directed the 2016 hit indie film “American Honey.”
The season will be seven episodes.