While Comic-Con is stealing all the thunder with a heap of genre fare, some more straightforward dramas are also slipping out new promo material including Amazon who’ve today released the first trailer for its original series “Homecoming”.
Julia Roberts leads the cast of the new half-hour drama series, created by Sam Esmail (“Mr. Robot”), which already has a two-season straight-to-series order. Sissy Spacek, Hong Chau, and Dermot Mulroney also star in the series
Based on the podcast of the same name by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg and directed by Esmail, the psychological thriller that centers on a caseworker at a secret government facility (Roberts) and a soldier eager to rejoin civilian life. Catherine Keener and Oscar Isaac played the roles in the original podcast.
It is presented in a collage of telephone calls, therapy sessions and overheard conversations. “Homecoming” premieres November 2nd on Amazon Prime Video.