Los Angeles — Meryl Streep is starring in season two of Big Little Lies, adding more woman power to the Nicole Kidman-Reese Witherspoon drama.
HBO said in a statement on Wednesday that Streep will play Mary Louise Wright, mother-in-law to Kidman's character, Celeste.
Mary Louise comes seeking answers about last season's violent death of her son, Perry, played by Alexander Skarsgard.
Kidman and Witherspoon star in and produce the series, which reaped Emmy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild awards as best series. Kidman, Skarsgard and Laura Dern also collected multiple trophies.
Witherspoon took to Twitter to congratulate and welcome Streep to the Big Little Lies family.
Beyond thrilled to have the one, the only, Meryl Streep joining the cast of #BLL for season 2. Get ready for more wine, secrets, and Big Little Lies. Monterey better watch out!!! pic.twitter.com/VWYcUl7rzd— Reese Witherspoon (@RWitherspoon) January 24, 2018
Kidman followed suit with a snap on Instagram captioned: "Welcome to the #BigLittleLies family Ms. Streep - can’t wait xx"
Streep, the most-nominated actor in Oscar history, picked up her 21st nod for this year's awards for her role in the newspaper drama The Post.