Meryl Streep held 'masterclass' in acting during shoot for Big Little Lies season 2

Nicole Kidman (left) and Meryl Streep in HBO's Big Little Lies, which premieres on June 10, 2019.
Nicole Kidman (left) and Meryl Streep in HBO's Big Little Lies, which premieres on June 10, 2019.PHOTO: HBO

LOS ANGELES - Big Little Lies was meant to be a limited series, but after debuting in 2017 and sweeping the Emmys with eight wins that year, the drama is not only back for a second season, but it also managed to recruit yet another Oscar winner, Meryl Streep, for its heavy-hitting cast.

Speaking in Los Angeles, the 69-year-old explains why she made this rare small-screen foray.

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