Nicole Kidman is returning to our screens in the second season of the crime drama series

For Nicole Kidman, the second season of the miniseries “Top of The Lake” marks a reunion with Jane Campion who is one of the program creators. Kidman and Jane Campion had worked together before in Campion’s film “The Portrait of a Lady” which Nicole Kidman starred in back in 1997. The Oscar winning actress has been subject to on-off rumours of the upcoming series, with the BBC recently confirming the rumours and confirming that the actress has recently arrived in Sydney in order to start filming the series with co-star Elisabeth Moss.  Talented 'Made Men' actress Elisabeth Moss won a Golden Globe for her performance as actress in the first series and has said that she is “so excited to be back in Australia working with Jane on exploring this wonderful character.

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The series is returning to our screens after the first season aired in 2013, a series based on the disappearance of a young pregnant girl. Four years on the second season is now said to pick and will feature the famous Nicole Kidman.

Nicole Kidman signed the contract for the series "Top of the Lake" last week

According to sources the producers spent over a year trying to sign Kidman to the series and she only recently signed the contract. Nicole Kidman and Jane Campion are close friends and old colleagues so there will be familiarity there between the director and actress. Kidman has commented on her involvement in the series saying that she is “very excited to be coming home to work with darling friend Jane Campion, whose work I respect and admire.

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I am also so happy to be joining the incredible Elisabeth Moss.” The crime mystery drama is due to air in Hulu in the U.S on SundanceTV after first becoming available in the UK. Viewers will also be excited to know that the series will star new cast member Gwendoline Christie, the very talented and lovable Game of Thrones actress.