Hobbies

Meryl Streep Joins Cast of Big Little Lies for Season 2

She will reportedly play Perry Wright's mother.
IMAGE GETTY IMAGES
Comments

Actress Meryl Streep is joining the cast of Big Little Lies for the show's second season. She will reportedly play Alexander Skarsgård's character Perry's mother.

Per Variety, "Concerned for the well-being of her grandchildren following her son Perry’s death, Mary Louise arrives in Monterey searching for answers."

Executive producer Jean-Marc Vallée hinted at an addition to the cast at the Golden Globes. "There’s a new character coming. Perry's mother, that’s all I can say,” Vallée told Entertainment Tonight.

Allow us a brief moment to imagine Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, Reese Witherspoon, and Laura Dern doing a scene together.

via GIPHY

In December, HBO confirmed the news that Big Little Lies would be returning for a second season. Most of the cast has signed on for the continuation of the series, including Skarsgård's character Perry, who was killed in the finale of season one.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Streep most recently appeared in Steven Spielberg's film The Post, portraying legendary Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham's fight to publish the Pentagon Papers. Earlier this week she received an Oscar nomination for the role. Here last major television role was in Angels in America in 2003, for which she won an Emmy.

*This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com
*Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors

Comments
View More Articles About:
Recommended Videos
About The Author
Caroline Hallemann
View Other Articles From Caroline Hallemann
Comments
Latest Stories
 
Share
We revisit the remarkable journey of the country’s leading pizza chain.
 
Share
Grace Kelly's great-grandchildren were quite a presence on the Palace balcony.
 
Share
The wife of Napoleon III was ultimately exiled to England, but at least she had a pair of 19th-century natural pearl earrings.
 
Share
And which day should you book to score the best deals?
 
Share
Preparing for holiday potlucks just got a little easier.
 
Share
From Fleabag's Olivia Colman to Harry Potter's Helena Bonham Carter, here are the new faces in the Netflix royal drama.
 
Share
 
Share
 
Share
The celebrated photographer made headlines throughout his life for his royal connections and scandalous behavior.
Load More Articles
CONNECT WITH US