Shailene Woodley to Join Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman in HBO’s ‘Big Little Lies’

“Divergent” star in talks to join premium-cable network’s limited series based on Liane Moriarty’s novel

Last Updated: December 5, 2015 @ 2:37 PM

“Divergent” star Shailene Woodley is in advance talks to return to the small screen in HBO limited series “Big Little Lies” opposite Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman, TheWrap has learned.

Kidman initially announced the news of Woodley’s casting at┬áthe Hindustan Times Leadership Summit.

A spokesperson for HBO declined to comment.

The drama series, created by David E. Kelley, depicts three mothers of kindergarteners with storybook lives that fall apart to the point of murder.

It’s based on a New York Times best-selling novel of the same name by Liane Moriarty.

Woodley, who first broke out as the star of ABC Family’s “The Secret Life of the American Teenager” is likely to play single mother┬áJane.

The actress has made a big splash on the big screen since earning a Golden Globe nomination for 2011’s “The Descendants.”

Her big-screen credits include the lead role of dystopian rebel fighter Tris in the hit “Divergent” trilogy, cancer patient Hazel in the hit teen romance “The Fault in Our Stars” and the female lead in next year’s Edward Snowden biopic, “Snowden,” opposite Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

She’s repped by UTA.