Meryl Streep joins season 2 of HBO's megahit 'Big Little Lies'

The actress fresh off her Oscar nomination for 'The Post,' returns to HBO after winning an Emmy for 'Angels in America.'

HBO says Meryl Streep will join the cast in season two. "Get ready for more wine, secrets, and #BigLittleLies". Concerned for the well-being of her grandchildren following her son Perry's death, Mary Louise arrives in Monterey searching for answers.

It will be based on a short story by Liane Moriarty, the author who wrote the Big Little Lies novel that the first season was adapted from.

Post receiving a brilliant response for the first season of "Big Little Lies" starring Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman, HBO has brought a well-known face for the upcoming season of their widely-loved drama on board.

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A major hit with viewers, it won four Golden Globes, including for best TV movie or limited series and three acting gongs for Kidman as an abused wife, Skarsgard and Laura Dern, who plays a mother trying to find out who is bullying her daughter.

The Oscar victor will play the role of Mary Louise Wright, Perry Wright's (Alexander SkarsgÄrd) mother.

The role marks Streep's return to HBO follow her Emmy-winning performance in miniseries Angels in America in 2003.

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Deals are now being finalized for most of the original cast to return, including Shailene Woodley and Laura Dern. She explained that she wrote the character of Perry's mother with Streep in mind.

Meryl recently received an Oscar nomination, her 21st to be exact, for her role in Steven Spielberg's "The Post". Her litany of film credits include her Oscar-nommed role as the titular character in 2016's Florence Foster Jenkins, along with Ricki and the Flash, Into The Woods, Julie and Julia, August Osage County, and Mamma Mia! Streep is repped by CAA.

Based on Liane Moriarty's bestselling novel, it was initially broadcast as a miniseries, and was not meant to run beyond seven episodes shown at the start of 2017. Series creator David E. Kelley is returning as writer, while he will also executive produce alongside Arnold, Kidman, Witherspoon, and Jean-Marc Vallee, who directed all of the episodes in season one.

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