The Homecoming was picked up with a two-season deal from the start, but until now, details about Season 2 have been kept close to the vest by Amazon Studios and co-creators Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg. In the spirit of the show, though, pieces of information are starting to come together about the new season, including a premiere date, casting news, and a few small spoilers.
HOMECOMING SEASON 2 RELEASE DATE
Amazon has announced that Homecoming Season 2 will premiere on the streaming service on Friday, 22 May 2020.
WHO’S IN THE CAST OF SEASON 2?
Julia Roberts will not return. she will not return for Season 2 since her deal with Amazon was for a one-season commitment.
HOMECOMING – Several cast members from Season 1 have been confirmed to return for Season 2, including Stephan James as Walter, Bobby Cannavale as Colin, Hong Chau as Audrey, Shea Whigham as Thomas, Chris Cooper as Leonard, and Jeremy Allen White as Shrier.
Janelle Monáe has joined the cast. While it’s a bummer we won’t see more of Roberts’ character, the show isn’t losing its star power! Amazon announced in July 2019 that Janelle Monáe would lead the second season. The multi-talented star is expected to appear like a woman who wakes up in a canoe with no memory of who she is, and in the first teaser trailer for Season 2, we see exactly that. We did discover that her name is “Jackie,” at least for now.
HOMECOMING SEASON 2 PLOT
One of Amazon’s most buzzed-about series of 2018 was Julia Roberts‘ Homecoming, which revolves around the story of the Homecoming Transitional Support Center, a live-in facility designed to helped soldiers transition into civilian life. The 10-episode season turned into a psychological thriller that grabbed audiences around the world.