Thu. Aug 13th, 2020

Oscar winner Sissy Spacek joins Julia Roberts drama ‘Homecoming’ at Amazon

Oscar winner Sissy Spacek (Coal Miner’s Daughter) is the latest to join the Julia Roberts 30-minute Amazon drama Homecoming from Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail.

Homecoming is based on a fictional podcast series of the same name about employees at a secret government agency who are eager to re-enter civilian life. Spacek will play Roberts’ mother. Podcast creators Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg will write the adaptation and executive produce with Roberts, Chad Hamilton, Alicia Van Couvering, and Chris Giliberti, Alex Blumberg and Matt Lieber of Gimlet Media. Esmail will direct the two-season order show.

Spacek is becoming quite the streaming queen having previously co-starred in Bloodline for Netflix and the upcoming Castle Rock for Hulu. She fills out an eclectic cast that also includes Emmy winner Bobby Cannavale, Stephan James (Fox TV’s Shots Fired, the upcoming feature If Beale Street Could Talk from Barry Jenkins), Dermot Mulroney, Alex Karpovsky (Girls), Shea Whigham (Boardwalk Empire), Jeremy Allen White (Shameless), Hong Chau (Downsizing), and Oscar nominee Marianne Jean-Baptiste (Secrets & Lies).

Spacek is repped by is repped by UTA and MGMT Entertainment.

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