Laura Dern (kind of) made a cameo on ‘White Lotus’ Season 2


Laura Dern has returned to working with considered one of her earlier collaborators – however you will have missed it.

The “Jurassic Park” star has a small half within the second season premiere of HBO Max’s ensemble dramedy anthology “The White Lotus,” in a voice function as Dominic Di Grasso’s (Michael Imperioli) estranged spouse. (CNN and HBO Max are each a part of the identical mother or father firm, Warner Bros. Discovery.)

Eagle-eyed viewers (or listeners, because it have been) acknowledged Dern because the voice behind the character, who instructed off Di Grasso over the cellphone shortly after he and members of his household arrived on the luxurious White Lotus resort in Sicily.

HBO Max confirmed the casting transfer to CNN on Monday.

“The White Lotus” is an Emmy-winning collection from author and creator Mike White that facilities on a luxurious resort chain and the company who go to, in addition to the employees who run the institution. The primary season, which premiered final yr, passed off in Hawaii. This season moved the motion to Mediterranean Europe.

White beforehand collaborated with Dern on the Emmy-nominated HBO present “Enlightened,” which ran from 2011 till 2013.

Whereas Dern’s character in “White Lotus,” Abby, sounds moderately indignant and like she gained’t be becoming a member of her household on their sojourn in Sicily, it’s too quickly to inform whether or not or not she’s going to seem onscreen within the collection.

White has a behavior of repeatedly working together with his favourite actors – Molly Shannon, who starred in his 2007 movie “Year of the Dog,” additionally appeared in smaller roles on each “Enlightened” and the primary season of “The White Lotus.”