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Alexander Skarsgard Returns to HBO

Alexander Skarsgard Returns to HBO

Normally, it is the custom around here not to whip up a post for every cast member that comes on board any given project. That would apply especially to a show like BIG LITTLE LIES who has the likes of Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern and Shailene Woodley already in the limited series. However, we could not pass up who has recently joined the cast now. Alexander Skarsgard has returned to HBO to play Perry Wright the husband of Nicole Kidman’s Celeste Wright. Now don’t they make a lanky, but pretty couple? David E. Kelley’s TV adaptation of the critically-acclaimed novel by Liane Moriarty is getting quite a bit of buzz from...

Jean Marc Vallee Directing BIG LITTLE LIES

Jean Marc Vallee Directing BIG LITTLE LIES

Let’s clarify that a bit – Vallee is directing ALL SEVEN episodes of BIG LITTLE LIES. We reported back in May that the Liane Moriarty comic novel was being developed with Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon and then mentioned later on that Vallee was entertaining directing a couple of episodes. It has been confirmed now that Jean-Marc Vallee (pictured), who directed Witherspoon in Wild, will be manning the entire run of the limited series about the unraveling lives of three mothers whose common bond is that they have children enrolled in the same kindergarten. The series, written by big named scribe David E. Kelly, also has other big...

Both Witherspoon/Kidman & Witherspoon/Dern Projects Moving Forward at HBO

Both Witherspoon/Kidman & Witherspoon/Dern Projects Moving Forward at HBO

We have already brought to your attention that Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman have interest in bringing BIG LITTLE LIES to HBO. The limited series, based on the Liane Moriarity novel, is slowly moving forward. Just recently the project signed on a director, at least for the first episode or two. That director is Jean-Marc Vallee. Vallee, if you recall, filmed Witherspoon in the nominated Wild last year. This would be his first venture into TV. He will work off of scripts penned by acclaimed David E. Kelley, famous for such television fare as L. A. Law, Picket Fences, Chicago Hope and Ally McBeal. With that quartet of people behind BIG...

Big Little Lies: A New HBO Series with Nicole Kidman & Reese Witherspoon

Big Little Lies: A New HBO Series with Nicole Kidman & Reese Witherspoon

Does it seem like bigger and bigger stars are coming to HBO these days? You’ve got two star-studded seasons of True Detective on record, and stars like Al Pacino, Anthony Hopkins and Ed Harris all seem to be okay with doing television as well. Here are two more names for you: Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon.  Both award winning actresses, both now committed to HBO for a limited series called “Big Little Lies”. The show will be based on a book of the same name.  Here’s how Amazon describes it: Sometimes it’s the little lies that turn out to be the most lethal. . . . A murder… . . . a tragic accident… . . ....






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