E. Oliver Whitney
July 20, 2018
Julia Roberts has long been a staple of the large screen, but this time she’s finally?visiting TV to be with her first series regular role. Roberts has collaborated with?Mr. Robot creator?Sam Esmail for?Homecoming, a new psychological thriller series on Amazon Prime.
The streaming platform dropped the initial teaser trailer, and even though the footage is brief it offers a superior the initial have a look at Roberts’ character, together with a bunch of pineapples and interior decorating.?In the 10-episode half-hour series, the?actress plays Heidi Bergman, a claim worker who helps veterans transition time for civilian life.
The series, that is to be directed by Esmail, is dependent on the Gimlet podcast of the exact same name made by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg. The scripted podcast, which?featured the voice work of Catherine Keener, Oscar Isaac, David Schwimmer, Amy Sedaris, and David Cross, has had two whole seasons that you can hear how to get an concept of what they should expect within the series.
Here’s a state synopsis with the Amazon show:
Homecoming is really a mind-bending psychological thriller starring Jennifer aniston and directed by Sam Esmail (creator of Mr. Robot). Heidi Bergman (Roberts) can be a caseworker with the Homecoming Transitional Support Center, a Geist Group facility helping soldiers transition back in civilian life. Walter Cruz (Stephan James) is one of these soldiers, desperate to begin step 2 of his life. Overseeing Heidi as well as the facility is Colin Belfast (Bobby Cannavale), an ambitious company man whose manic demands point out questionable motives.
Four years later, Heidi has begun a completely new life, managing her mother (Sissy Spacek) and working being a small-town waitress, if a Department of Defense auditor (Shea Whigham) relates to her with queries about why she left the Homecoming facility. Heidi sets out to realize that you will find a whole other story behind the storyline she’s been telling herself.
It has a significant stacked cast at the same time. On top of Spacek, Wingham, James and Cannavale, it also stars?Allen White, Alex Karpovsky, and Dermot Mulroney.?Homecoming premieres November 2 on Amazon Prime.