Created by: David E. Kelley
Directed by: Jean-Marc Vallée
Written by: David E. Kelley
Produced by: Barbara A. Hall
Other cast: Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley
Premiere date: February 19, 2017
Episodes: Appeared in all episodes
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Running time: 1h
The apparently perfect lives of three mothers of first graders unravel to the point of murder.
→ it’s a wonderful lie.
→ A perfect life is a perfect lie.
• Laura Dern has previously portrayed the mother of her two co-stars Shailene Woodley and Reese Witherspoon. In this she plays a fellow mother at the primary school.
• Shailene Woodley and Laura Dern previously co-starred in The Fault in Our Stars (2014), while the series also reunites Woodley and Zoë Kravitz, co-stars of the Divergent (2014) franchise.
• Reunites Laura Dern, actor/producer Reese Witherspoon and director Jean-Marc Vallée who all previously collaborated on Wild (2014).
• Laura Dern’s fourth HBO production.
• Laura Dern and Sarah Burns also acted together in HBO’s “Enlightened” . Ms. Burns portrays pregnant characters in both series.