When is Big Little Lies season 2 released in the UK and who’s in the cast with Meryl Streep and Reese Witherspoon?

10 June 2019, 12:13 | Updated: 10 June 2019, 12:16

Big Little Lies returns for season two this summer
Big Little Lies returns for season two this summer. Picture: HBO

Hit HBO series Big Little Lies is returning for a second series, with Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and the other Monterey moms. Here's the lowdown...

Big Little Lies, probably one of the most star-studded TV dramas of all time, has returned to our screens.

The series already stars Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Zoe Kravitz and Shailene Woodley - but Meryl Streep is also joining the cast for the new series.

Here's everything you need to know...

When is the Big Little Lies season 2 UK release date and how can I watch it?

Big Little Lies season two was released on HBO in America on Sunday 9th June, and drops in the UK TODAY (Monday 10 June, 2019).

For those with Sky, you can watch the season 2 premiere on Atlantic.

If you're not lucky enough to have a Sky package, you can sign up to NOW TV and stream the latest episodes.

What's the trailer for Big Little Lies season 2?

Who is in the Big Little Lies season 2 cast?

The series stars Nicole Kidman as Celeste Wright, Reese Witherspoon as Madeline MacKenzie and Shailene Woodley as Jane Chapman.

And among those joining for season two are Meryl Streep as Mary Louise Wright, the mother-in-law of Celeste, Crystal Fox as Bonnie’s mother Elizabeth, and Mo McRae as second-grade teacher Michael Perkins.

Meryl Streep will be joining the cast for season 2
Meryl Streep will be joining the cast for season 2. Picture: HBO

Will Alexander Skarsgård return for season 2?

It has not yet been revealed whether Alexander Skarsgård will be returning to the show as Celeste's abusive husband Perry.

Even though he appeared to be killed off after being pushed down a flight of stairs by Bonnie, he previously teased to NBC: “I don’t even know if I’m really dead or not.

"I feel okay right now but we’ll see.”