Big Little Lies S1 01: Somebody's Dead
In the affluent beachfront community of Monterey, CA, a suspicious death at an elementary school fundraiser draws attention to the frictions that exist among some of the mothers. Long-time friends and confidantes, Madeline and Celeste, welcome newcomer Jane and her son Ziggy into their inner circle, much to the chagrin of another mother, Renata. An incident with the children at school causes battle lines to be drawn. Based on Liane Moriarty’s bestselling book of the same name, this subversive, darkly comedic HBO limited drama series tells stars Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Alexander Skarsgard, Laura Dern, Adam Scott, Zoe Kravitz, James Tupper and Kathryn Newton, the series is directed by Jean-Marc Vallée from a script by David E. Kelly. Reese Witherspoon, Bruna Papandra, Nicole Kidman, Per Saari, David E. Kelly, Jean-Marc Vallée and Gregg Fienberg executive produce. The seven-episode series debuts in 2017.