Homecoming is an adaptation of a fictional podcast with the same name. And, the fictional podcast is a creation of Gimlet Media. Further, the director of the web series is Sam Esmail, who also plays the lead role as Mr Robot. In Homecoming season 1, Julia Roberts plays a crucial part as Heidi Bergman. Initially, Heidi works at Homecoming Transitional Support Center and then quits it to become a waitress. Further, the series starts to get interesting when a compliance officer of the US Department of Defence starts introspecting Heidi’s past. And, subsequently, the officers find out Heidi’s past relationships. One of them, being with Colin Belfast. And, the other one, with Walter Cruz. Mr Belfast is a former supervisor, and Mr Cruz is a veteran defence officer.
Here is all that you need to know about the upcoming Homecoming season 2:
Homecoming season 2 release date
Homecoming season 2 will be arriving on May 22, 2020. And, it will be exclusively available on Amazon Prime Video. Initially, the creators of Homecoming also made it clear that the series will arrive in two instalments. Therefore, the work over scripting and shooting has never come to a halt until the completion of the second season.
Homecoming season 2 trailer
Here is the trailer of the much-anticipated Homecoming season 2
Homecoming season 2 cast
After the conclusion of the first season, the creators of Homecoming make an announcement about the character of Julia Roberts. Subsequently, they convey that Julia Roberts will not be a part of the second season. It’s because her contract was a one-year deal, as an actor. However, she will continue to serve as an executive producer for the show.
Janelle Monae will be replacing Julia Roberts in the lead role of Homecoming season 2. Janelle Monae is an American pop singer and songwriter. Further, she has also made various movie appearances, including movies like Hidden Figures and Moonlight.
Moreover, the cast also includes new entrants as actors like Chris Cooper and Joan Cusack.
Homecoming season 2 plot
According to the makers, this season will have a fresh mystery surrounding Janelle Monae’s character. It starts with Janelle’s character waking up in a rowboat and having no idea how she got there. She tries to reclaim her identity with the help of the Geist Group. And, then she meets Walter Cruz. Stephen James continues to play his previous role as Walter Cruz. Subsequently, Walter is also fighting his own battle by dealing with traumas of war. Further, he realizes the importance of the Homecoming programme underway.
Lastly, the fans will also get to see Hong Chau returning as Audrey Temple in this season of Homecoming.