The extended trailer for Big Little Lies season 2 is finally here

HBO’s powerful mystery drama Big Little Lies is back for another exciting season this summer after leaving viewers shocked and horrified last year with its insane plot twist.

The dark show centers around a group of five mothers living in Monterey, California who have ongoing dysfunctions in their lives, and tackles tough and important topics such as parenting, female solidarity and domestic abuse – especially in the wake of the #MeToo era.

The end of season one sees Bonnie (played by Zoë Kravitz), courageously pushing Celeste’s (played by Nicole Kidman) abusive husband, Perry (played by Alexander Skarsgård) to his death. The friends agree to tell the police that he fell after an argument, but will this secret be kept under wraps?

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When will Big Little Lies season 2 air?

After receiving 16 Emmy nominations and winning eight, it would be a no brainer that the series, based on a book by a novel with the same name, would be commissioned for another run.


Fans will get their fix of the gripping new episode on Monday 10 June as it premieres in the early morning on Sky Atlantic at 2am. A prime-time repeat on the same evening at 9pm. 

Similar to season one, the latest instalment will only be seven episodes.

What’s Big Little Lies season 2 going be about?

Viewers can expect more dark and twisted turns in the next season as the drama will continue to explore the strength of the character’s friendships, the delicacy of marriage and the cruel ferocity of sound parenting.

Season 2 will see various characters dealing with Perry’s death and the anticipation of going past a life-altering event. Of course: things could get messy – as the trailer shows…

Will the original cast be back?

Yes, the dynamic leading cast from season one, Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern, Zoë Kravitz, Adam Scott, James Tupper, Jeffrey Nordling, and Iain Armitage will be reoccurring.

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What is Meryl Streep doing?

The amazing Award-winning Meryl Streep will grace this season, joining the main cast as late Perry’s mother, Mary Louise Wright.