‘HOMECOMING’: KYLE PATRICK ALVAREZ TO DIRECT SEASON 2, STEPHAN JAMES & HONG CHAU TO RETURN
Kyle Patrick Alvarez (The Stanford Prison Experiment) is set to direct and executive produce the second season of Amazon’s psychological thriller drama series Homecoming, from Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail. Additionally, Stephan James, who received a Golden Globe nomination for his portrayal of Walter Cruz last season, will return to reprise the role, along with Hong Chau, who plays Audrey Temple. James and Chau will star alongside Janelle Monáe, who is joining the series this season, succeeding Julie Roberts who toplined Season 1 in a one-year deal.
Alvarez will direct all episodes, taking over from Esmail, who helmed all episodes in Season 1. Homecoming is heading into a second season that will deviate from the popular Gimlet Media’s podcast which Season 1 was based on and will introduce new characters. READ MORE
‘HOMECOMING’ SEASON 2: STEPHAN JAMES AND HONG CHAU TO RETURN, KYLE PATRICK ALVAREZ TO DIRECT
Amazon has found its replacement for Sam Esmail for the second season of “Homecoming,” tapping “Stanford Prison Experiment” director Kyle Patrick Alvarez. Additionally, Stephan James and Hong Chau will reprise their roles from the first season.
They join Janelle Monae, who was previously announced to star in the drama’s second season. Monae succeeds Julia Roberts, who starred in the first season that was directed by “Mr. Robot” creator Sam Esmail. Monae will play “a tenacious woman who finds herself floating in a canoe, with no memory of how she got there — or even who she is.” READ MORE