ByJack Carr, writer at Creators.co
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"Exactly how psychotic do you think I am?"

Those ominous words spoken by Reese Witherspoon's rich Cali mom Madeline Mackenzie threaten to loom large over #BigLittleLies, HBO's upcoming thriller about a band of competitive women in wealthy Monterey. Adapted from the book by Liana Moriarty, there's murder in the air in Big Little Lies — although the trailer subverts the recent trend of spoiling everything by cleverly keeping the victim's identity secret.

[Credit: HBO]
[Credit: HBO]

Still, the smart guess is that it's the arrival of 's young mom Jane in this picture-perfect Californian suburb which sparks the chain of events that leads somebody to whisper, dramatically, "so we're like, seriously using the word murder?"

Check out the excellent new trailer for Big Little Lies below:

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If you're wondering how managed to lure major Hollywood names like , , Shailene Woodley, Alexander Skarsgård, Laura Dern and Zoë Kravitz to TV, it might have something to do with the director — Jean-Marc Vallée (who shot Wild with Witherspoon and Dern, and the Oscar-winning Dallas Buyers Club) is behind the camera for all seven episodes. That's pedigree.

Big Little Lies promises to share some seriously sizzling secrets and deliver big on thrills when it arrives February 19, 2017 on HBO.

Will you be taking a vacay to Monterey to find out what's eating Reese Witherspoon in Big Little Lies?

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