• Big Little Lies began airing its second season on HBO in June. 1 / 8

  • Season 2 has been well-received, with Meryl Streep's performance being singled out as a highlight. 2 / 8

  • However, a report alleges that HBO took away director Andrea Arnold's creative control in post-production. 3 / 8

    Shailene Woodley in Big Little Lies Vertical
  • Her footage was then re-edited to make it feel more like the show's first season. 4 / 8

    Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern in Big Little Lies season 2 Vertical
  • This was apparently always the plan, but Arnold (who was praised during production) wasn't told. 5 / 8

  • Additional photography was also carried out, with limited to no input from Arnold. 6 / 8

  • It's not a good look for HBO, assuming that this report is accurate. 7 / 8

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