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Nicole Kidman to Meryl Streep joining ‘Big Little Lies’ cast: ‘We are so happy that they believed in us’

connectVideoNicole Kidman says ‘fat’ with Meryl Streep risked her career on ‘Big Little Lies’

The actress and producer says Mark signed without reading material.

NEW YORK – The demand for the second season of HBO’s hit drama series, “Big Little Lies,” came as a shock for one of the show’s stars Nicole Kidman.

The Emmy-winner had not expected the fans to be so dedicated to the character of the intricate story lines and want to learn more about them.

On the New York City premiere for Season 2, Kidman confessed she doesn’t plan on doing more episodes when they first joined the project, co-executive produced by and starring friend Reese Witherspoon. “The fans wanted it so we went, ‘Okay!’ and what a wonderful thing,” she told reporters on the red carpet.

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“Thank you to the fans and the audience,” she added.

Kidman is still in awe that three-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep signed on to be part of the cast. “We are so happy that they have faith in us,” Kidman expressed. “They signed on without something to read. That is a huge thing for a woman with that amount of power and also the fall she could take if we do not deliver for her.”

“It shows the confidence. It also shows how they are on an incredibly brave and curious and daring. And I love her!”

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Kidman and her husband, musician Keith Urban, was by her side as they walked along the blue carpet. He complimented his wife and said that it is “a good insight behind the scenes look” at women, friendships and relationships.

“It is a great series,” he added. “It is extremely… a wild ride.”

Earlier in the evening, the Oscar-winner told Entertainment Tonight regarding Urban, “I have the most special partner in life.”

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“I will always say that about him. I am one of the lucky women in the world to have had a wonderful father, and I have a great man, and I’m just very — I love to be able to say that, because to talk about the good men, who have influenced me and touched me,” she added.

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