“The Stanford Prison Experiment” and “C.O.G.” filmmaker Kyle Patrick Alvarez is set to direct and executive produce the second season of Amazon’s psychological thriller drama series “Homecoming,” taking over from “Mr. Robot” creator Sam Esmail.
Stephan James and Hong Chau will reprise the roles of Walter Cruz and Audrey Temple from the last season, joining Janelle Monae who is succeeding Julia Roberts as the leading star of the new season which will involve a new story.
Created by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg, the series is co-produced by Amazon Studios and UCP and is executive produced by the pair of creators along with Alvarez, Julia Roberts, Sam Esmail, Chad Hamilton, Chris Giliberti, Alex Blumberg and Matt Lieber.
Alvarez’s work in television has included Starz’s “Counterpart” and Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why”.