Jean-Marc Vallee to Direct All Episodes of Nicole Kidman-Reese Witherspoon HBO Limited Series

HBO’s Big Little Lies instrumentation continues to pull A-list talent.

Jean-Marc Vallee (Wild, Dallas Buyers Club) has sealed onto approach all 7 episodes of a Nicole Kidman- and Reese Witherspoon-headlined singular series, a compensate cabler announced Thursday.

Additionally, a Oscar-nominated helmer and his producing partner Nathan Ross have come onboard a series, that hails from TV maestro David E. Kelley, as executive producers. The plan outlines a reunion for Vallee, Witherspoon and Big Little Lies co-star Laura Dern, who all worked together on Wild. The film warranted Oscar nominations for both actresses. Before Wild, Vallee warranted an Oscar assignment for film modifying for Dallas Buyers Club.

In further to Dern, Shailene Woodley, Adam Scott and Zoe Kravitz have assimilated a singular array in new weeks.

Witherspoon also will executive furnish Little Big Lies, like Wild, by her Pacific Standard banner. Her producing partner, Bruna Papandrea, also will executive furnish along with Kelley and Kidman, who will furnish by her Blossom Films shingle with prolongation partner Per Saari.

“I am anxious to be creation my TV entrance with HBO rebellious this material,” pronounced Vallee. “After reading David’s extraordinary scripts, we casually jumped during a event to reteam with Reese and Bruna, as good as collaborating with Nicole and Per.”

Vallee was formerly trustworthy to approach a commander part of a series. However, his increasing impasse is a latest in a flourishing trend. HBO found identical success when Cary Fukunaga sealed on to helm a whole initial deteriorate of True Detective, for that he won an Emmy. HBO’s sister channel Cinemax boasts Oscar-winning executive Steven Sodenbergh, who has destined each part of duration play The Knick, that he also exec produces.

Australian writer Liane Moriarty will offer as a writer on Big Little Lies, that debuted atop the New York Times’ best-seller list. She formerly penned best-sellers What Alice Forgot, Three Wishes, The Hypnotist’s Love Story and The Husband’s Secret.

Vallee, whose credits also embody Demolition, is repped by David Weber.

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