Amazon has released a first look at Julia Roberts in the upcoming drama series “Homecoming” in which she plays a caseworker at the Homecoming Transitional Support Center helping soldiers transition back to civilian life.
Four years later, she is living back home with her mother and working as a small-town waitress when a Department of Defense auditor (Shea Whigham) comes to her with questions about why she left the Homecoming facility. Stephan James, Dermot Mulroney and Bobby Cannavale also star in the series which debuts this Fall with “Mr. Robot” creator Sam Esmail helming all ten episodes. [Source: Variety
Icelandic actor Johannes Haukur Johannesson (“Game of Thrones”) will join Vin Diesel, Eiza Gonzalez, Michael Sheen, Sam Heughan, Talulah Riley and Alex Hernandez in the Valiant Comics title adaptation “Bloodshot” at Sony Pictures. Dave Wilson helms the film about a former soldier who is given the power to regenerate while Neal H. Moritz is producing and the movie is set to begin in July. [Source: Heat Vision]
Justin Hartley (“This Is Us,” “A Bad Moms Christmas”) is set to co-star in the comedy “Little” from Will Packer Productions and Universal Pictures. Rachel Dratch and Mikey Day also star while Luke James and Tone Bell are in talks to join the cast which already includes Issa Rae, Marsai Martin and Regina Hall.
Tina Gordon is directing from a script by Camilla Blackett. The story follows a woman who gets the chance to relive the carefree life as her younger self when the pressures of adulthood become too much. [Source: Deadline]
The Nazi Titanic
George Gallo has become attached to direct “The Nazi Titanic”. Scott D. Rosenbaum and Josh Posner penned the script about the crazy backstory of the German WWII propaganda film about the most famous shipping disaster. The film’s director Herbert Selpin was given unlimited resources and was ultimately hanged for insubordination before he completed the shoot. [Source: Deadline]
Summer of 84
A group of 1980s teens try to hunt a serial killer in the indie drama “Summer of ’84,” a new film from filmmaking team RKSS which consists of Francois Simard, Anouk Whissell, and Yoann-Karl Whissell (“Turbo Kid”). The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival to modest reviews but there’s a big push for it and the film opens August 10th.