“Big Little Lies” has started production on Season 2, and that’s the truth. Stars Laura Dern, Zoe Kravitz and Shailene Woodley have all posted photos on Instagram in recent days, celebrating the HBO show’s return and giving a sneak peek at what’s to come.
Back are stars Reese Witherspoon (as Madeline Mackenzie) and Nicole Kidman (as Celeste Wright), as well as Woodley (as Jane Chapman), Kravitz (as Bonnie Carlson), and Dern (as Renata Klein). Also returning are Adam Scott (Ed), James Tupper (Nathan), Jeffrey Nordling (Gordon), and Iain Armitage (Ziggy), while Meryl Streep is on board this season as the mother of Alexander Skarsgård’s deceased character, Perry Wright.
“Fish Tank” and “American Honey” director Andrea Arnold is directing all seven episodes of Season 2, while David E. Kelley is back to write all seven scripts. Original “Big Little Lies” author Liane Moriarty came up with the story behind the show’s continuation. “Big Little Lies” Season 2 isn’t expected to return until 2019.
Dern posted the most recent pic, alongside Witherspoon as the two sit at the Seaside Coffee Shop in Monterey, the show’s setting. “Madeline and Renata are back. #BLL2,” Dern wrote.