Singer/actress Janelle Monae will take over as the the lead for the next season of Amazon’s paranoia thriller Homecomingreplacing previous star Julia Roberts.

In Homecoming Season 2, Monae will play “a tenacious woman who finds herself floating in a canoe, with no memory of how she got there — or even who she is.” Roberts, who only signed a one-year deal, will return as an executive producer of the series along with season 1’s Sam Esmail (Mr. Robot) and podcast creators Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg.

 Homecoming 2.0 will begin shooting later this year.

Janelle Monáe to Replace Julia Roberts in ‘Homecoming’ Season 2


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