An upcoming HBO series starring Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman is filming in Monterey.
According to NBC affiliate KSBW, "Big Little Lies" is a "dark comedy about three mothers of kindergartners whose perfect lives begin to unravel" that is set in Monterey. Filming, which began in the area on Monday, employs locals as extras and will be centered along the oceanfront and municipal wharf.
The Monterey Film Commission told the publication that an average feature film shooting on location can spend more than $50,000 per day.
Variety reported that "Big Little Lies: is a short seven-episode series, which gives feature film stars like Witherspoon and Kidman an opportunity to work in television.