Finally we have our long-awaited first look at the second season of the series. Homecoming. The series was created by Eli Horowitz Y Micah Bloomberg, and the first season was based on the podcast of the same name. The first season of the series was directed by Sam Esmail (Mr. robot) and highlighted Julia Roberts, Bobby cannavale, Stephan James, Shea Whigham, Alex KarpovskyY Sissy Spacek. The story in the first season is described as follows:
Heidi Bergman had worked as a social worker at the Homecoming Transitional Support Center, a residential center managed by the Geist Group; the facility apparently helped soldiers make the transition to civilian life, although it was unclear why they needed this help. Four years later, Bergman started a new life working as a waitress, but has a hard time remembering her time at Homecoming. After an auditor from the US Department of Defense. USA Asked why he left Homecoming, Bergman realizes that he had been wrong about the true purpose of the installation.
And while this is not exactly an anthology series, as it takes place within the same story, it will cover new ground with new characters. Here is the summary of the new season:
Homecoming returns for its second season with a new mystery and an exciting new star, Janelle Monáe. Her character wakes up in a rowboat adrift on a lake, not remembering how she got there, not even who she is. Her subsequent search for identity will take her to the heart of the Geist Group, the unconventional wellness company behind the Homecoming Initiative.
The second season finds Stephan James repeating his role as Walter Cruz, who is trying to build a new life after the traumas of war and the Homecoming Initiative, when he begins to realize that there is an even more insidious version of the show underway, if only can remember. Hong Chau He returns as Audrey Temple, an anonymous Geist subordinate who finds herself in unexpected positions at the top of the corporate ladder. Join the cast of the second season are Oscar winners Chris Cooper as Leonard Geist, the eccentric founder of the company; and Emmy winner Joan Cusack as Francine Bunda, an equally eccentric military woman.
I am very excited for this next chapter! The first season was so fascinating and well done. I can't wait to immerse myself in this world with these new and old characters. Check out the trailer below and start watching the second season of Homecoming on Amazon Prime on May 22, 2020. Are you excited?