Janelle Monae Replaces Julia Roberts in Homecoming Season 2
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Los Angeles: Actress Janelle Monae replaces Oscar-winning Julia Roberts in the second season of Homecoming. Roberts, however, serves as executive producer through her production company, Red Om Films. In the critically-acclaimed Amazon Original Series Homecoming Season 2, Monae, the actress-singer-songwriter-activist, will essay a tenacious woman who finds herself floating in a canoe with no memory of how she got there or who she is. ‘Game of Thrones’ Breaks Record with 32 Emmy Nominations

In addition to Roberts not returning to the series, Sam Esmail will also not be directing any episode in season two. Esmail, too, continues as executive producer of the series through his production company EsmailCorp.  Homecoming is co-produced by Amazon Studios and Universal Content Productions. MCU Phase 4: From Black Panther 2 to Avengers 5, Eight Surprising Snubs in Marvel’s Next Lineup of Movies and Disney Plus Series

The first season of "Homecoming" was adapted from a podcast of the same name. It followed the life of case worker-turned-waitress Heidi Bergman (Roberts) as she struggles to remember her time working at a facility that treats soldiers returning from war.