Big Little Lies 2: Adam Scott to reprise role of Ed Mackenzie in second season of HBO show also starring Meryl Streep

Big Little Lies had announced its return for a second season, followed by the surprise announcement of Streep joining the show as Kidman’s mother-in-law.

FP Staff February 28, 2018 10:16:50 IST
Big Little Lies 2: Adam Scott to reprise role of Ed Mackenzie in second season of HBO show also starring Meryl Streep

HBO’s acclaimed and sensational Big Little Lies 2 had announced not just its return with a second season but also added Oscar-winning legend Meryl Streep to its already stellar cast. With Adam Scott, who plays Ed Mackenzie, a silicon valley entrepreneur married to Madeline played by show runner Reese Witherspoon, reprising his role in the second season, the line-up seems to be complete, as reported by Variety.

Big Little Lies 2 Adam Scott to reprise role of Ed Mackenzie in second season of HBO show also starring Meryl Streep

Adam Scott in a still from Big Little Lies. YouTube

The Emmy-winning drama, with Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon as executive producers as well as part of the lead cast, had said that they expected most of the cast to return.

Laura Dern, Shailene Woodley and Zoe Kravitz were announced to be on board when the show announced its return for a second season, followed by the surprise announcement of Streep joining the show as Kidman’s mother-in-law Mary Louise Wright who arrives in Monterey after her son’s scandalous death. Scott is the latest returning cast member to be confirmed now.

The show is written by David E Kelley and is based on a book by Liane Moriarty. Andrea Arnold, the director of the critically acclaimed American Honey, will direct the latest season.

HBO has not announced a broadcast date for the second season and gave little details of the plot.

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