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.
Adapted by Kelley, The Undoing centers on Grace Sachs (Kidman), who is living the only life she ever wanted for herself. "I'm excited and honored to continue collaborating with HBO and David E. Kelley", she said. She's a successful therapist on the brink of publishing her first book, has a devoted husband and young son who attends an elite private school in New York City.
Kelley will executive produce The Undoing through David E. Kelley Productions and will serve as the showrunner. Papandrea will exec produce through her company Made Up Stories.
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.
However, the weeks before her book release, her world turns upside down with a violent death, missing husband and awful chain of revelations. He also wrote all seven episodes of the HBO miniseries Big Little Lies, which won an Emmy for Kidman a year ago in the role of abused wife Celeste Wright.
Big Little Lies fans, there's good news for you, too: Witherspoon announced the cast is reuniting for a second season this week, with Meryl Streep as a new cast member.
Nicole Kidman and David E. Kelley are expanding their relationship with HBO. Witherspoon teamed with Kerry Washington to topline and executive produce Little Fires Everywhere, which just landed at Hulu with an eight-episode straight-to-series order.
Kidman won an Emmy for her performance in Big Little Lies.
Kelley is represented by CAA and attorney Michael Gendler. Abrams' Demimonde, Jordan Peele's Lovecraft Country, True Detective, Sharp Objects, The Deuce and Here and Now, among others.