Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon have joined forces to option the film rights to Big Little Lies
The film is based on Liane Moriarty's comedic novel about three women with children, husbands and ex-husbands, and a murder investigation that begins after a parent from their kid's school is found dead.
Kidman and Witherspoon are expected to co-star in the project, though no word yet on who they will play.
Witherspoon and her Adelaide-born partner, Bruna Papandrea, are producing the project through their production company, Pacific Standard.
Kidman and partner, Per Saari, are producing through their company, Blossom Films.