Appearing on Late Night With Seth Myers last Thursday, Big Little Lies co-star and co-producer Reese Witherspoon revealed the pair, along with new cast member Meryl Streep, would be starting filming their second series this week.
While that will likely be first on the docket, it seems that Kidman and Kelley are set to venture off into another television adaptation of a novel, this time turning You Should Have Known, by Jean Hanff Korelitz, into what will likely be another big event series for HBO.
Kelley, as he did with Big Little Lies, will pen the script, serve as showrunner and exec produce through his David E. Kelley Productions. Kidman again executive produces with Per Saari through their Blossom Films alongside another BLL executive producer, Bruna Papandrea, vie Made Up Stories.More news: A&T women draw defending national champ
When disaster strikes ― a violent death, the disappearance of her husband, and a series of disturbing revelations ― and her world falls apart, Grace has to build a new life while still piecing together what happened to her old one.
'David has created another propulsive series with a fascinating, complicated female role as its centre, ' she said. Kidman won the Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG Award for her role as Celeste Wright in Big Little Lies.
Ordered by HBO, the network's programming president Casey Bloys said in a press release that he was excited to see the miniseries, called The Undoing, come to life.More news: US Bancorp (USB) Receives $57.81 Average Target Price from Analysts
"I loved this book", said Kelley, "A character driven psychological thriller, I'm excited about the adaptation and thrilled to be able to do it with Nicole and HBO".
The Undoing comes shortly after Hulu edged HBO - among other high-profile outlets - for rights to Reese Witherspoon starrer Little Fires Everywhere.
Kelley is represented by CAA and attorney Michael Gendler.More news: Driver Flees Car Crash Despite Sledgehammer Being Swung At Him
The Undoing joins HBO's red-hot roster of dramas, which features Game of Thrones, Westworld, True Detective, Sharp Objects, The Deuce, Here and Now, The New Pope, Demimonde, and Lovecraft Country.