Homecoming Review: An Engrossing Conspiracy Thriller

Louisa Mellor Nov 9, 2018

From the creator of Mr Robot and starring Julia Roberts, Amazon’s Homecoming thriller channels classic '70s paranoia…

Before it was a TV show starring Julia Roberts and Bobby Cannavale, Homecoming was an audio drama starring Catherine Keener and David Schwimmer. Two seasons have been released so far, telling the story of Heidi Bergman, a counsellor working at a facility helping to reintegrate traumatised veterans into society.

Amazon bought the rights and brought in Mr. Robot’s Sam Esmail to add pictures to Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg’s story. By all accounts, after a faithful adaptation of the podcast’s first episode, he and the team have added a great deal more than just pictures. Heidi’s story has been both expanded and accelerated, while background elements have been developed in preparation for an already-commissioned second season (look out for a mid-credits scene in the
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