'Big Little Lies' EP Takes Us Behind the Scenes of Top Secret Season 2 (PHOTOS)

Ingela Ratledge

When it debuted in 2017, limited series Big Little Lies — based on Liane Moriarty's 2014 bestseller — was supposed to be just that: limited. Then it hooked viewers with a well-crafted murder mystery involving a circle of ladies in Monterey, California.

"Once the show aired, there was a hunger to explore these women more," executive producer Bruna Papandrea says.

Alexander Skarsgard Hints at 'Big Little Lies' Season 2 Return (VIDEO)

Alexander Skarsgard Hints at 'Big Little Lies' Season 2 Return (VIDEO)

Seems like we haven't seen the last of Perry Wright.

Almost everyone came back on board — including original stars and exec producers Reese Witherspoon (Madeline) and Nicole Kidman (Celeste) — to reveal what's happened since the eclectic group covered up the killing of Celeste's abusive husband, Perry (Alexander Skarsgård). What’s next? That’s top secret, says Papandrea, but "obviously lies will be a theme!"

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