Following the success of Big Little Lies, Nicole Kidman has signed on to star in a brand new HBO limited series, The Undoing.
The network has confirmed to ET of which the 50-year-old Australian actress is usually Yet again teaming up with David E. Kelley (who also penned BLL) for the psychological thriller, which he will write based on the book You Should Have Known, by Jean Hanff Korelitz.
Kidman will star as Grace Sachs, a therapist who is usually weeks away coming from publishing her first book when she’s rocked by tragedies including her husband’s disappearance along which has a gruesome death.
Kelley will also serve as showrunner for the series, while Kidman will also executive produce, alongside Bruna Papandrea (who is usually the former producing partner of Kidman’s BLL co-star Reese Witherspoon.) A search for a director has commenced.
“David has created another propulsive series which has a fascinating, complicated female role at its center,” Kidman said about the role in a statement released to ET. “I’m excited along with honored to continue collaborating with HBO along with David E. Kelley.”
Kidman along with Kelley will also be working together on season two of Big Little Lies, slated to air in 2019.
The series won Kidman the Golden Globe award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television in January. She also took home an Emmy for the role in September 2017.
News of Kidman’s latest project comes as Witherspoon’s next work — an adaptation of Celeste Ng’s bestseller Little Fires Everywhere — landed a home at Hulu.
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