Amazon lands new Julia Roberts drama

A new US drama featuring Julia Roberts will be headed to Amazon, following a competitive bid by broadcasters.

Homecoming, to be directed and executive produced by Sam Esmail (Mr. Robot), comes from Universal Cable Productions.

The series is a psychological and political thriller that centres on a caseworker (Roberts) at a secret government facility, and a soldier eager to rejoin civilian life.

The project is based on Gimlet Media’s podcast.  Creators Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg, will write the adapt the series.

Amazon will debut all episodes at once when it launches.

In December Roberts was announced to star in a US miniseries, based on a best-selling book Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple.

Source: Hollywood Reporter

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