It's a highly rare TV role for the three-time Oscar victor, whose last major small screen outing was 2003's Angels in America.
The second season of "Big Little Lies" is getting bigger.
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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Streep's Mary Louise is concerned for her grandchildren in the wake of his death, and she's arrived in Monterey in search of answers. So far, only Streep, Kidman and Reese Witherspoon are confirmed for the cast.
Andrea Arnold is directing the entire season.
Most of the cast is expected to return for Season 2. "It gives us the opportunity to delve deeper into the lives of these intriguing and intricate Monterey families and bring more of their stories back to the audience who embraced and championed them". Kidman, Skarsgard and Dern also won Golden Globes and Critics' Choice Awards, with the former two adding Screen Actors Guild Awards this past Sunday, and the show won the top prize at the Globes and Critics' Choice.
In December, HBO network already announced that series, recently victor of four Golden Globes, among m best miniseries, would have second season, even though first installment collected all history narrated in novel of Liane Moriartry on which it is based. Series creator David E. Kelley has written all seven episodes, just as he did for the last season.