BLL Ends With Season 2

According to creator and executive producer David E. Kelley, the hit HBO show “Big Little Lies” will end with Season 2. While answering questions for Entertainment Tonight, David said there is “no such plan now…It’s one and two and we like our closure with season two, so that will probably be it.”
MEANWHILE—Nicole Kidman who is an executive producer and stars on the show, is holding out hope for more seasons. She told ET, “There’s no plan for it to end, specifically.”

Season 2 is set to air this June.

2019 Oscar Nominations

The Oscar nominees have been announced and the list has—as it does every year—taken some by surprise. While films like “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “Green Book” received nods, “The Favourite” and “Roma” lead the pack with 10 nominations apiece. Rami Malek and Marina De Tavira are celebrating their first Oscar nods, while actress Amy Adams is up for her 6th Academy Award.

Some of Hollywood’s elite were noticeably snubbed this year. Those include Bradley Cooper (“A Star Is Born”), Timothee Chalamet (“The Beautiful Boy”), Nicole Kidman (“Boy Erased”) and Emily Blunt (“Mary Poppins”).

Surprise nominations came in for the Netflix movie “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” with three nods (Best Costume Design, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Original Song).

Simple Life Down Under

Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman are still all about the simple life. They were spotted grabbing dinner at a KFC in Sydney’s Lower North Shore on Thursday, before heading off to KMart and Aussie retailer Country Road. Onlookers said they were very good about taking pics with other shoppers, but they did get the VIP treatment when it came time to check-out, getting a special lane and cashier to get them out the door quickly.

The Cruise Safety Net

Nicole Kidman says marrying Tom Cruise when she was 22 years old protected her from sexual harassment or abuse. Talking to New York Magazine, Kidman says she married for love, but also for protection, and that she doesn’t like talking about that marriage because she’s now madly in love with husband Keith Urban. But during their 11 years together, she knew no executive or actors would mess with the wife of a box office powerhouse like Cruise.