Everything we know so far about season two of Big Little Lies.

SPOILER ALERT: This story contains spoilers for Big Little Lies season one.

Good news, Big Little Lies fans.

We finally know when the second season of the drama is set to drop.

According to HBO, Big Little Lies will premiere in June this year.

Posting to Instagram this week, executive producer and lead actress Reese Witherspoon shared a photo of the reunited cast alongside new cast addition Meryl Streep.

“Keep your friends close, and your happy hour crew closer,” the actress wrote.


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Keep your friends close, and your happy hour crew closer ❤️ ???????? #TCA #BLL2 #yesThatisMerylStreep

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Last month, HBO shared the first photo of the cast – Madeline (Reese Witherspoon), Celeste (Nicole Kidman), Jane (Shailene Woodley), Bonnie (Zoe Kravitz), and Renata (Laura Dern) – in a police lineup wearing their dishevelled costumes from the season one finale party that ended in Perry’s death (played by Alexander Skarsgard).

And after seeing this photo, we couldn’t possibly be any more excited.


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Yes, officer, these are the women who stole my heart. #BigLittleLies

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With the next season just a few months away, here’s everything you need to know about Big Little Lies season two.

Who will be returning in season two of Big Little Lies?

Once again, Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman will return as lead actresses and executive producers of the series.


Season one cast members including Laura Dern, Zoe Kravitz, Adam Scott, Shailene Woodley, James Tupper, Jeffrey Nordling and Iain Armitage will also star in the new season.

In exciting news, Meryl Streep will also be joining the star-studded cast.


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Here comes trouble ???? So good to be back in Monterey with my sisters. Who’s ready for #BigLittleLies Season 2?! Xx

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What will happen in the second season of Big Little Lies?

The second season of Big Little Lies surpasses Liane Moriarty’s novel, which the series is based on.

For season two of the drama, Moriarty wrote a novella which show writer David E. Kelley will use for the second season.

Here’s the official synopsis for season two of Big Little Lies, according to HBO:

“The Golden Globe and Emmy-winning series is a subversive, darkly comedic drama, which will continue to explore the malignancy of lies, the durability of friendships, the fragility of marriage and, of course, the vicious ferocity of sound parenting.

“Woodley’s character Jane Chapman will be processing Perry’s sudden death in the storyline, while trying to build a new life for herself and her son, Ziggy.

“Dern, who received both an Emmy and Golden Globe for her performance, will be reprising her role as Renata Klein, a woman who will be faced with new challenges in her marriage.

“Bonnie Carlson, Zoë Kravitz’s character, will confront her past while struggling to come to terms with Perry’s death.”

Listen to Mia Freedman, Laura Brodnik and Jackie Lunn talk all things Big Little Lies, on our pop culture podcast. WARNING: Spoilers ahead. 

Will there be a third season of Big Little Lies?

Speaking to a Television Critics Association panel earlier this week, show creator David E. Kelly and actress Nicole Kidman revealed that there’s no plans in store for a third season of Big Little Lies.

“It’s one and two, and we like our closure with season two, but that will probably be it,” Kelly added.

“There’s no plan for it to end specifically… This was a long shoot for us, and it an enormous amount of work, and we’re just amazed that we can be here,” Kidman added.

Where can I watch season two?

Big Little Lies can be watched in Australia on Foxtel.

The second season, which has been directed by Andrea Arnold, will feature seven episodes.

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