Despite having our dreams shattered last month when Big Little Lies director Jean-Marc Vallee shot down the idea of a second season, one of the show’s stars Reese Witherspoon, has hinted that it could actually be going ahead. Pretty please let this be true!
Reese, who played Madeline in the mini-series, has hinted at a second season through a recent Instagram post. The blonde beauty posted a photo of herself and her two BLL co-stars Laura Dern and Nicole Kidman with a cryptic caption.
Whilst there has been no official word on another season, this is the closest confirmation we’ve had!
Despite Jean-Marc Vallee’s reluctance, the cast are all for it. Reese herself, who also served as Executive Producer of the series, recently encouraged fans to contact BLL writer Liane with their support for another story.
“One of the main questions everyone keeps asking us is is there going to be a Season 2?” Reese told InStyle.
“We’ve been talking with the writer, and you guys should Facebook Liane Moriarty and tell her how much you want to see Big Little Lies 2. That would be good. She’s thinking about ideas, and so we would love to hear ideas.”
Fellow co-star Laura Dern also expressed her desire to bring the cast back together.
“We had the time of our lives making this. People are asking us a lot if there is room for a Season 2 of this, and I know there is a lot of discussion, so . . . whatever it is, we will come up with something really fun for sure,” she told Vanity Fair.
Nicole Kidman, who played Celeste, has also thrown her support behind another season.
"There are so many moving parts to this series that would be impossible not to have again … I think if there was something compelling and extraordinary that they could come up with, then would we want to go and embody these women again? That would be a beautiful prospect," Nicole told TVLine.
But what about Liane Moriety, the Australian author of the smash hit novel turned TV series?
Thankfully, Liane is behind writing another story for the small screen.
"I have started to think about ways this could continue," Liane revealed in a new interview with The Sydney Morning Herald.
"The producers have asked me to see if I can come up with some ideas. I wouldn't write a new book but perhaps a new story and then we'll see what happens."
"I'm absolutely open to it because, once I started thinking, it was too much fun to see what I could do and to see these characters again. And there's definitely places you can go."
We will keep our eyes peeled for more hints. Fingers crossed we are back in Monterey, California in no time!
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Australian Women's WeeklyFeb 14, 2019