Big Little Lies is set to debut this Sunday on HBO and while I don’t have a whole lot of faith it will be as delicious and dark as Liane Moriarty’s book, the headlines for several reviews are encouraging. Take a look—
‘Big Little Lies’: Reese Witherspoon Is So Damn GoodHBO’s trashy murder thriller features a stacked cast of phenomenal actresses. But Reese Witherspoon’s foul-mouthed housewife is the biggest revelation—and reason to watch.
[The Daily Beast]
HBO’s Limited Series Boasts Big Talent & an Engrossing Mystery
HBO'S 'BIG LITTLE LIES' LEAVES TV'S MALE ANTI-HERO ERA BEHIND
HBO’s ‘Big Little Lies’ Digs Beneath The Surface Of A Privileged California Community [Uproxx]
While Moriarty’s book was set in a fictional beachside suburb in Sydney, Australia the HBO series producers—which include stars Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon—decided to shoot closer to home. The privileged California community is the Carmel Highlands up in the Monterrey Pennisula, a stunning part of my state’s gorgeous northern coastline.
I took a closer look at the Big Little Lies locations back in January, 2016.