Big Little Lies Season 2 First Look: ‘Madeline and Renata Are Back’

Get excited, Big Little Lies fans: Renata and Madeline are back in town. Everyone’s favorite Monterey moms — Reese Witherspoon, who plays Madeline Mackenzie on the hit HBO show, and Laura Dern, who plays Renata Klein — posted a photo Monday on social media with the caption, “Madeline and Renata are back. #BLL2.”

Big Little Lies Season 2 First Look: ‘Madeline and Renata Are Back’

The two look coy while posed at a table in front of the Seaside Coffee Shop, and we can only imagine what they’re discussing. (As fans know, they aren’t exactly BFFs, and they aren’t smiling, so we’re thinking there’s more drama in store for them.)

Madeline and Renata are back. #BLL2

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“JANES BACK. #letsdothis #BLL2,” Woodley posted. 

JANES BACK. #letsdothis #BLL2

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From the looks of the photo above, Witherspoon’s Madeline and Dern’s Renata are enjoying an alfresco caffeine break on a typically beautiful Monterey afternoon, and last season did end with the two former rivals setting aside their differences to support Nicole Kidman’s Celeste. But are we the only ones kind of hoping these two are back at each other’s throats in Season 2? After all, it led to so many quotable insults… and we know Madeline tends to her grudges like little pets. Season 2 of the acclaimed HBO drama — officially announced in December — will bring back Witherspoon, Kidman and Dern, along with co-stars Shailene Woodley, Adam Scott and Zoe Kravitz. Plus, the legendary Meryl Streep joins the cast as Mary Louise Wright, the mother of Alexander Skarsgard’s deceased character Perry.