The first season of Homecoming was wholesome, written and portrayed in such a manner that there would be no use of any future seasons. But what the audience was unaware of was that Homecoming was created keeping additional seasons in mind.
Amazon Prime Video, the official streaming partner of Homecoming had a two season deal with Julia Roberts committing to a sole season. Homecoming the web series has a backstory at hand.
It was based on a podcast which goes by the same name, Homecoming. The show is produced by Sam Esmail ( Creator of Mr. Robot) and his production company, Anonymous Content. Similar to Homecoming Season 1, the co-showrunners will be Eli Horowitz and Michah Bloomberg. The director of Homecoming Season 2 will be Kyle Patrick Alvarez.
The producer Esmail has gone on record to say that the show has gone way beyond what the original podcast was all about. Homecoming Season 2 will be releasing on Amazon Prime on May 22nd 2020.
Trailer of Homecoming Season 2
The first season of Homecoming was spooky and mysterious, the trailer of Homecoming Season 2 has kept that vibe in mind and has continued with the same.
Watch the trailer of Homecoming Season 2 here:
Plot of Homecoming Season 2
Homecoming Season 1 was set at the Homecoming Support Center. The center served as a private facility which acted as an aid to treat veterans who had come back from the drastic war conditions. But not only so, it also aimed at attaining a government contract alongside the good work being done.
It is only when a caseworker Heidi Bergman steps in to interact and interview a young war veteran Walter Cruz that they begin to realize the hidden mission behind Homecoming is not as saintly as it deems to be.
Homecoming Season 2 promises its own set of twists and turns along with a new star to add to the mystery, Janelle Monáe. She will revive herself while stranded on a rowboat in the middle of a lake. But that’s not all, she will not remember anything related to herself, her past or how she got there.
As she gradually sets on a journey to find her real identity she will clash with the Geist Group. The same unconventional wellness company that stands tall behind the Homecoming fiasco.
Cast of Homecoming Season 2
What people were not aware of initially was that when Amazon Prime signed with the production of Homecoming it was known that Julia Roberts would be a part of one season of the series.
The show was widely known as the Julia Roberts Amazon Prime Show. And rightfully so, taking into consideration Roberts’ popularity and splendid acting chops, it was obvious to be termed as this. But this time around Julia Roberts will not be reprising her role as Homecoming facility therapist Heidi Bergman. Stephan James will reprise his role as a recovering amnesiac.
Walter Cruz. Hong Chau will return as well as Audrey Temple, a sudden integral role played by her in the Geist corporate ladder.
But the main addition to Homecoming Season 2 is Janelle Monáe. She is the new series lead. Monáe will play the role of a young girl who wakes up only to find herself stranded on a rowboat in the middle of the lake. That not being the end of her problems as she cannot remember anything in relation to her or how she got there.
Another addition to the cast is Oscar-winner Chris Cooper as Leonard Geist and Joan Cusack as Francine Bunda.
How to watch Homecoming Season 2?
Homecoming has been streaming on Amazon Prime Video since its conception. Amazon Prime bought the rights for the show hereby giving it streaming rights over two seasons of Homecoming. Homecoming Season 1 was filled with mystery and intrigue. The idea that we have about Homecoming Season 2 carries forward the same vibe.
To watch Homecoming Season 2 follow the next few steps:
- Download the Amazon Prime Video app through Appstore of Playstore
- Login to your account or subscribe to Amazon Prime Video
- Search for Homecoming Season 2 which will be streaming from 22nd May 2020 onwards
Homecoming Season 2 Leaked Online
Homecoming Season 2 is an Amazon Prime original which was to be released on the said OTT platform itself. The release date for Homecoming Season 2 being May 22nd 2020. The first season of the show was intriguing keeping the mystery alive alongside the tempo. Although some would feel the first season was wholesome enough this time around Homecoming Season 2 brings forward a complete different protagonist but edging back to the same problem.
Homecoming Season 2 is rumored to have been leaked online by pirated sites. The extent of piracy in India is at large and considering the current scenario, people have alot of time in their hands to conduct such illegal activities.
Homecoming Season 2 will mostly be the next victim of piracy once it is released. Websites such as movierulz, tamilrockers and cinevood have already announced that the series will be available on their websites soon.
Many of the viewers were keen on seeing Julia Roberts reprise her role. But for creative reasons it was decided that the show would move on from her character onto the next. This makes the plot more pulsating and fresh for the viewers.
Modern day web series and online streaming platforms depend a lot on opening week traffic as a significant source of return on investment. With the onset of Tamilrockers and other online web series streaming sites, makers and digital streaming partners face a haunting task of dealing with this situation in their hands.
Also taking into consideration the current economic status of the country, it is only through web series that the industry will be able to make money. It should be taken into consideration is that in such times many people have opted for subscription of OTT platforms for the sake of entertainment purposes. They will prefer to make use of the money spent rather than searching for a pirated mere 480P or 720P print version of the show.
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