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Adam Scott Returning For Big Little Lies Season 2

Get ready to see more of Adam Scott's Ed Mackenzie. 

Deadline confirms that the actor is set to return for the second season of HBO's hit show (which was initially a limited series) Big Little Lies

Scott, best known for his work on Parks and Recreation, will reprise his role as the husband to Reese Witherspoon's Madeline Martha Mackenzie. He also joins previously announced returning cast members Nicole Kidman as Celeste Wright, Shailene Woodley as Jane Chapman, Laura Dern as Renata Klein, and Zoë Kravitz as Bonnie Carlson, as well as the new-to-the-series actress Meryl Streep as Mary Louise Wright, the mother of Alexander Skarsgård's character Perry Wright, who faced a grim death in the season one finale. 

Big Little Lies also features James Tupper as Madeline's ex-husband Nathan Carlson, Jeffrey Nordling as Renata's husband Gordon Klein, Iain Armitage as Jane's son Ziggy Chapman, and Kathryn Newton as Madeline's oldest daughter Abigail Carlson. 

Season two of the dark and subversive comedic drama will dive into the "malignancy of lies, the durability of friendships, the fragility of marriage and, of course, the vicious ferocity of sound parenting. Relationships will fray, loyalties will erode ... [and] the potential for emotional and bodily injury shall loom." As for Scott's Ed Mackenzie, he'll have to confront major issues and challenges in his wrought-with-tension marriage to Witherspoon's Madeline. 

David E. Kelley is attached to write all seven episodes of the upcoming season, based on a story by Liane Moriarty. Kelley will also serve as executive producer alongside star Kidman and Per Saari of Blossom Films; Witherspoon under Hello Sunshine; and Nathan Ross, Gregg Fienberg, Bruna Papandrea, and Jean-Marc Vallé. Andrea Arnold will direct the new season and act as another executive producer. 

Before he pops back up in the world of Big Little Lies, Scott can be seen in the Fox comedy series Ghosted, which will air its new bundle of episodes beginning March 18. The actor will also appear in Max Winkler's feature film Flower, starring Zoey Deutch and Kathryn Hahn. 

No word yet on when Big Little Lies season two will premiere.