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Homecoming - Stephan James to Co-Star in Amazon's Psychological Thriller

EXCLUSIVE: Shots Fired star Stephan James has landed the male lead opposite Julia Roberts in Homecoming, the half-hour drama from Universal Cable Productions, Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail and Anonymous Content, which has a two-season straight-to-series order at Amazon.

Homecoming, based on Gimlet Media’s breakout fictional podcast, is written by the podcast’s creators Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg and directed by Esmail, It is a psychological thriller that centers on a caseworker at a secret government facility (Roberts) and a soldier (James) eager to rejoin civilian life. James’ Walter Cruz is a young military veteran with an underlying confidence and quiet sense of humor, who begins the Homecoming Initiative and is assigned to caseworker, Heidi (Roberts).

Amazon Studios will have global rights to Homecoming, which will premiere globally exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.