HBO has announced that Meryl Streep will join the cast of "Big Little Lies" for Season 2, Variety reports. Streep will plauy Mary Louise Wright, the mother of Perry Wright (Alexander Skarsgård). Mary Louise arrives in Monterey in season 2 concerned for her grandchildren following her son's death and looking for answers.
Streep received an Oscar nomination for her leading role in Steven Speilberg's The Post, breaking her own record of the most Oscar acting nominations and bringing her total to 21.
Naturally, people are already losing their minds:
Meryl Streep is gonna play Nicole Kidman's mother in law in Big Little Lies OHMYGOD pic.twitter.com/uUDsEjS1ct
— dilara (@marioncotilards) January 24, 2018
ALERT: MERYL STREEP IS CAST IN BIG LITTLE LIES SEASON TWO pic.twitter.com/XtxN3lHIVe
— kyle for you (@kyle4prezident) January 24, 2018
GUYS. MERYL FREAKING STREEP. ON BIG LITTLE LIES. I JUST AGHDJHSH pic.twitter.com/2kPj7ljbxg
— becks (@stellasfoy) January 24, 2018
"There's no way they can do a sequel to Big Little Lies! No way! Where could they possib-" pic.twitter.com/1PBfRDQVHY
— Meghan O'Keefe (@megsokay) January 24, 2018
Meryl Streep "Big Little Lies" a gelir ❤ pic.twitter.com/Qw8EXwGMTU
— Fidan (@fidan_jfr) January 24, 2018
Big Little Lies S2: H-
— it won't be soon (@nickrusso_15) January 24, 2018
Big Little Lies is now one Laurie Metcalf away from owing a creative consultant credit to Gay Twitter.
— Andrew Briedis (@AndrewBriedis) January 24, 2018
Meryl's joining Big Little Lies and I have ascended to heaven
— Eric (@EricTheKat) January 24, 2018
big little lies - season 2
— tom (@styleschalamet) January 24, 2018