Homecoming season two – release date, cast, plot and first look – The Sun

HOMECOMING is returning to our screens after the first season received critical acclaim across the globe.

Fans will the thrilled to know that they don't have long to wait until the drama continues.

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What is the Homecoming season two release date?

The American psychological thriller, based on the podcast of the same name, will be available to watch from May 22, 2020.

Series one dropped on Amazon Prime in November 2018.

Anyone who missed the first season of Homecoming will have to purchase Amazon Prime.

And season two will also be on the viewing platform.

There's still time to binge-watch the first series before the second one drops.

Who is in the cast of Homecoming season 2?

There will be a few changes to the original cast of Homecoming, some fresh faces will be added and some fan favourites will be leaving.

Most notably, Julia Roberts will not be reprising her role as the show's main character, but will continue as the executive producer.

Taking her place will be Janelle Monae, the American singer-songwriter who has previously appeared on screen in hit film Moonlight, which won the Academy and Oscar award for best picture in 2017.

Here's more on the series two cast:

  • Janelle Monae as an amnesiac
  • Chris Cooper as Leonard Geist
  • Joan Cusack as Francine Bunda
  • Stephan James as Walter Cruz
  • Hong Chau as Audrey Temple
  • Chip Chinery as Sawyer

Keep your eyes peeled for any updates as there is sure to be one or two more surprises.

What will happen in Homecoming season two?

Showrunner Micah Bloomberg said season two will be a continuation of season one, but will also be the start of a completely new storyline.

He said: "In some ways, this season goes far afield from where we were in season one. In other ways, it’s directly tied to the moments where we left off in season one."

Amazon Prime has further elaborated on this by saying the thriller will be a "fresh new mystery",which starts with Janelle Monae's character waking up in a boat on a lake with no recollection of her memory – or of who she is.

Is there a trailer?

Yes, there is a trailer for the new season of Homecoming.

The 30-second teaser introduces the shows new main character, Janelle Monae, waking up in a canoe in the middle of a lake.

The rest of the trailer consists of flashes of various different characters from the show.

New arrival Chris Cooper also appears in the trailer.

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