Rejoice, Big Little Lies fans because a season 2 is confirmed and there’s a lot of things to be excited about. There’s a handful of new characters in town, and all of them are playing exciting roles. Here’s everything that we know so far about Big Little Lies Season 2.
Big Little Lies Season 2 Release Date
The filming and production of the series were finished just last month. However, the next season is not coming out until next year. Casey Bloys, the programming chief at HBO confirmed this on one of his interviews. However, there’s still no specific date available, so all that we can do is to wait for next year.
There’s will also be a new director that will be joining the show. Jean-Marc Vallee, who was the director in the first season opted out of the show and was replaced by Andrea Arnold. Arnold’s previous works include Transparent and Wasp.
The season two isn’t based on any book, unlike the first season. But the author of the book Big Little Lies, Liane Moriarty, wrote a sequel just for the season 2. However, it is not expected to reach any bookshelves anytime soon because Moriarty hasn’t published the sequel yet.
Big Little Lies Season 2 Cast And Spoilers
The lead actresses: Zoe Kravitz, Laura Dern, and Shailene Woodley reprised their roles for this season while Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman also return as executive producers. There’s a lot of new characters, including Meryl Streep (as Perry’s mom), Bonnie’s parents (played by Martin Donovan and Crystal Fox), and Douglas Smith, who will play as a new surfer in town.
A new teacher, Michael Perkins, will be played by Mo McRae. Michael Perkins will be a new second-grade teacher that will give Renata’s daughter a hard time. Poora Jagannathan will also play a new character named Katie Richmond, but no other information about this character is available yet. Denis O’Hare will recur in the series with a new character named Ira Farber.
A spoiler of the show reveals that Perry’s mom and Madeline will have a showdown this season. Witherspoon and Streep were caught filming a scene which includes ice cream cone throwing. It seems like a lot of things will happen in Big Little Lies Season 2. There might be another season after this because it was revealed that Kidman and Moriarty would continue to work together. But season 3 is still early as of this time.