Zoë Kravitz Says Big Little Lies Won’t Return For Third Season

By Rebecca Theodore-Vachon 

Sad news for fans of Big Little Lies. Zoë Kravitz says there won’t be a Season 3.

Kravitz shared the news during a video interview with GQ. Responding to a tweet from a fan asking when the HBO series would return, Kravitz said: “I don’t think it is. We talked about doing a Season 3 a lot, and unfortunately Jean-Marc Vallée, our incredible director, passed away last year, which is heartbreaking and I just can’t imagine going on without him. He really was the visionary for that show.”

Vallée died in December 2021 at the age of 58 after having a heart attack in his cabin outside Quebec City, Canada. The Canadian filmmaker, known  for 2013’s Dallas Buyers Club, which received six Oscar nominations including Best Picture. Matthew McConaughey won for Best Actor and Jared Leto for Best Supporting actor.


Based on the best-selling novel by Liane Moriarty, Big Little Lies tells the tale of three mothers of first-graders who seemingly perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.

In addition to Kravitz, the cast included Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Adam Scott, and Laura Dern. 

In its first season, the show was nominated for six Golden Globes, taking home four awards including Best Television Limited Series and acting wins for Nicole Kidman for Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series and Laura Dern for Best Supporting Actress. Big Little Lies would also win  Outstanding Limited Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series (Kidman), Outstanding Supporting Actor (Alexander Skarsgård) and Outstanding Supporting Actress (Dern).