Meryl Streep joins the cast of Big Little Lies for season 2.

Meryl Streep is heading to HBO's Big Little Lies - we've got all the details on her joining the season 2 cast!

This is not a drill: Meryl Streep is joining Big Little Lies for season 2! Yes, you read right, the Hollywood icon is heading to Monterey. HBO is not disappointing us at all with the upcoming season. 

Joining the A-List cast of Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman, Streep will take on the role of Mary Louise Wright, the mother of Perry Wright (Alexander Skarsgård). Mary Louise heads to the small town searching for answers after the death of her son.

Here’s how the exciting news broke on Twitter:

 

 

This great news goes hand in hand with the reveal of her Academy Awards nomination for her role in Steven Spielberg’s The Post. Her Best Actress nomination brings her total Oscars nominations tally to 21! Streep broke her own record for most nominations in total for a single actor!

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Big Little Lies follows the happenings around a small town where a murder has caused a stir among the town's elite and their families. From secrets and drama, expect the storyline to leave you anticipation for what happens next.

We can’t wait to see Meryl Streep in Big Little Lies season 2 – coming soon to M-Net. Keep an eye out for more details on our Upcoming Attractions page