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Friday, June 7, 2019


Strong female leads with dark, compelling - and frighteningly contemporary stories make their way to M-Net 101 this June, with two of television’s most critically acclaimed dramas: Big Little Lies season 2 and The Handmaid’s Tale season 3 both starting on Monday, June 10, at 21h00 and 22h00 respectively. With (growing) ensemble casts and brand new seasons, these award-winning series make their exclusive, much-anticipated return to the home of magic.

On Monday June 10 at 21h00, Big Little Lies returns with the fine talent of its excellent first season: Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern and Zoё Kravitz – alongside an imposing new character played by Academy Award-winner Meryl Streep. Season 1 unpacked the intricate stories of five very different wives, mothers and complex women whose lives were thrown into turmoil by the events of a single night. Now, in Season 2, everything seems the same in the tranquil seaside town of Monterey, California. Our mothers continue to dote, their husbands continue to support, their children remain adorable and the houses are just as beautiful.

But the night of the school fundraiser has changed that façade, leaving the community reeling as the “Monterey Five” – Madeline, Celeste, Jane, Renata and Bonnie – bond together to pick up the pieces of their shattered lives. Relationships will fray, loyalties will erode - and the potential for emotional and bodily injury shall loom.

(Meryl Streep & Nicole Kidman)
The stellar cast includes: Oscar® and Golden Globe Winner Reese Witherspoon, Emmy®, Golden Globe and Oscar® winner Nicole Kidman, Golden Globe nominee Shailene Woodley, Oscar® nominee, Golden Globe and Emmy® winner Laura Dern, Zoë Kravitz, 21-time Oscar® nominee; three-time Oscar® winner, four-time Golden Globe winner and three-time Emmy® winner Meryl Streep.

Additional cast includes Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation), James Tupper (Revenge), Jeffrey Nordling (Motive) and Douglas Smith (Big Love).

Big Little Lies is executive produced by the Emmy® and Golden Globe-winning team of Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, David E. Kelley, Jean-Marc Vallée, Bruna Papandrea, Per Saari, Gregg Fienberg and Nathan Ross as well as Andrea Arnold and #1 New York Times bestselling author Liane Moriarty. The series is created by David E Kelley, with teleplays by David E. Kelley; with story by David E. Kelley and Liane Moriarty and is directed by Andrea Arnold.