Big Little Lies season 2: Meryl Streep in the casting, a return … what awaits you in the sequel

Big Little Lies season 2: Meryl Streep in the casting, a return … what awaits you in the sequel

Big Little Lies season 2: Meryl Streep in the casting, a return ... what awaits you in the sequel

Big Little Lies season 2: Meryl Streep in the casting, a return … what awaits you in the sequel After season 1, TF1 continues with season 2 of Big Little Lies from this Tuesday, September 15, but it is better not to like go to bed early: episode 1 will be broadcast from 11:15 p.m. and the sequel will be available in the second part of the evening, after season 3 of Good Doctor, from Tuesday, September 22. So what can you expect in the sequel to the series worn by Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley? PRBK tells you everything! Warning, this article contains spoilers on the end of season 1 of Big Little Lies, do not go further if you have not seen the season in its entirety.

The mystery is over, we finally know who died in Big Little Lies . In episode 7 of season 1, TF1 viewers discovered what really happened on the night of the party: Jane (Shailene Woodley) discovered that Perry (Alexander Skarsgård) was the one who raped her and therefore the father of his son Ziggy. As Perry attacked Celeste (Nicole Kidman), the group defended her and Bonnie (Zoë Kravitz) who was watching the scene pushed him down the stairs, leading to his death. They then led the police to believe that his death was accidental. While one would have thought that the series was going to end there, HBO which broadcasts it in the United States has decided to give a season 2 to Big Little Lies which was broadcast in the summer of 2019 on the American cable channel. and on OCS.

What will happen in season 2 of Big Little Lies?

So what's going to happen in Big Little Lies Season 2? There will be no new mystery or new murder but we will always follow the five main characters (Celeste, Jane, Madeline, Bonnie and Renata) and the consequences Perry's death will have on their lives. Celeste will receive a visit from her husband's mother, convinced that the whole truth has not been told about this death. For her part, Renata (Laura Dern) will face financial problems and Bonnie will feel guilty for having killed Celeste's husband. Madeline, she will try to pick up the pieces with her husband while Jane will meet a young man whom she will be closer to.

Meryl Streep in an important role

To play Perry's mother, the production of Big Little Lies has relied on an actress who is no longer presented: Meryl Streep! The multi-awarded star therefore plays Mary Louise who will land in Monterey (yes, the city does exist in real life) and try to find out what happened to her son. A character who will sow discord in the group and cause a lot of worry to Celeste over the seven episodes that account for season 2.

Big Little Lies season 2: Meryl Streep in the casting, a return ... what awaits you in the sequel

Big Little Lies season 2: Meryl Streep plays Mary Louise, Perry's mother

Will Perry be back?

Despite Perry's death, Alexander Skarsgård will be back! The actor who had confided on the set of scenes of domestic violence will be present via flashbacks. ” We will understand his relationship with his mother and what he went through during his childhood, ” the actor told The Hollywood Reporter. We will also discover a little more about the relationship between Perry and Celeste through season 2 of the series.

A season 2 marred by a controversy

After the sequel aired, the series was the center of some startling accusations that would explain why the Season 2 episodes might seem a little … weird to you. According to IndieWire, the Big Little Lies team, and in particular the director of season 1, Jean-Marc Vallée, have completely modified the cut originally planned by the director of season 2, Andrea Arnold. The site explained that the latter would not have been aware of this creative decision.

Something that HBO director of programming Casey Boys later denied. He explained that there had been a lot of ” bad information ” about it. “ The idea that creative control has been taken from a director is wrong, ” he told Entertainment Weekly, arguing that Jean-Marc Vallée had always been expected to have a look at the end result. ” We never promised Andrea that she would be free. We were clear and she understood that we didn't want one person to come and do it all again, ” he said.

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