The Crazy Ones and The Practice creator David E. Kelley’s limited series Big Little Lies has landed at premium cable network HBO, who took in the packaged series after fending off competition from numerous other networks including Netflix. Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon are attached to star.
Big Little Lies is based on the Liane Moriarty book of the same name and tells the story of three mothers of kindergartners whose seemingly perfect lives unravel to to the point of murder. David E Kelley penned the script for the limited series, which is being produced by David E Kelley Productions,Pacific Standard, Blossom Films and HBO Originals.
Big Little Lies has been a hot property since CAA started shopping the property back in November, which even back then had Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon on-board, as it was the duo’s respective production company’s that optioned the rights to the books. The executive producers are Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon and David E. Kelley.