Meryl Streep Joins the Cast of HBO’s ‘Big Little Lies’


Deadline reported, Meryl Streep has been added to the cast of  HBO’s Big Little Lies.

Streep will play Mary Louise Wright, the mother of Alexander Skarsgard’s character Perry. She’ll be joining season 2. The new series will have seven episodes.

Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon are reprising their roles while Shailene Woodley and Laura Dern are currently in talks for their character to return. 

Andrea Arnold will direct all of the episodes in season 2 while David E. Kelley will write the script.