The collection was created by Horowitz as well as likewise Bloomberg that likewise act as writers and also officer manufacturers along with Sam Esmail, Chad Hamilton, Julia Roberts, Alex Blumberg, Matt Lieber, as well as likewise Chris Giliberti. Esmail likewise led every episode of the first period, which stars Roberts, Bobby Cannavale, Stephan James, Shea Whigham, Alex Karpovsky, and also Sissy Spacek.
The collection was supplied with a preliminary collection order for 2 durations. The second duration varies the podcast as well as likewise consists of a brand-new story as well as likewise personalities. The second duration was led by Kyle Patrick Alvarez and also stars Janelle Monáe, Chris Cooper and also Joan Cusack with Stephan James as well as likewise Hong Chau returning from the first duration. The second period premiered on May 22, 2020.
Heidi Bergman had actually been a social employee at the Homecoming Transitional Support Center, a live-in facility run by the Geist Group; the facility seemingly aided soldiers to shift to exclusive life, though why they needed this aid is unclear. Four years in the future, Bergman has in fact started a new life operating as a waitress yet has a issue remembering her time at Homecoming. After a U.S. Department of Defense auditor asks pertaining to why she left Homecoming, Bergman's problems acknowledge that she had in fact been misdirected worrying the fact purpose of the facility.
- Julia Roberts as Heidi Bergman (duration 1), Walter's caseworker that is made use of at a secret federal government facility, the Homecoming Transitional Support Center.
- Bobby Cannavale as Colin Belfast (duration 1; site visitor duration 2), Heidi's supervisor.
- Stephan James as Walter Cruz, a young militaries professional as well as likewise a consumer of the Homecoming facility that desires rejoin exclusive life.
- Shea Whigham as Thomas Carrasco (duration 1), a political leader from the Department of Defense discovering the Homecoming Transitional Support Center.
- Alex Karpovsky as Craig (duration 1; duplicating duration 2), an employee at the Homecoming facility.
- Sissy Spacek as Ellen Bergman (duration 1), Heidi's mama.
- Janelle Monáe as Alex/Jackie (duration 2), a woman that stirs up on a rowboat as well as likewise occurs the search for her recognition.
- Hong Chau as Audrey Temple (duration 2; duplicating duration 1), an assistant at Geist Emergent Group, Homecoming's mother and fathers service.
- Chris Cooper as Leonard Geist (duration 2), the owner of Geist Emergent Group.
- Joan Cusack as Francine Bunda (duration 2), a representative from the Department of Defense that happens a buddy at Geist after the Homecoming incident.
- Ayden Mayeri as Reina, the aide at the Homecoming center. (duration 1)
- Bill Stevenson as Abe (duration 1)
- Sam Marra as Javen (duration 1)
- Marianne Jean-Baptiste as Gloria Morisseau, Walter's mama. (duration 1)
- Jeremy Allen White as Shrier, a previous soldier from the precise very same system as Walter as well as likewise presently a fellow consumer at the Homecoming facility. (duration 1)
- Alden Ray as Maurice (duration 1)
- Henri Esteve as Abel (duration 1)
- Frankie Shaw as Dara (duration 1)
- Gwen Van Dam as Mrs. Trotter (duration 1)
- Brooke Bloom as Pam, Carrasco's supervisor at the Department of Defense.
- Sydney Poitier Heartsong as Lydia Belfast, Colin's companion. (duration 1)
- Dermot Mulroney as Anthony, Heidi's companion (duration 1)
- Marcus Henderson as Engel (duration 1)
- Jason Rogel as Cory (duration 1)
- Rafi Gavron as Rainey (duration 1)
- Jacob Pitts as AJ, that is uncovering a variety of new solution undertakings. (duration 1)
- Lewie Bartone as New Guy (duration 1)
- Kristof Konrad as Mr. Heidl (duration 1)
- Fran Kranz as Ron, Colin's supervisor at Geist Emergent Group.
- Tyler Ritter as Lane (duration 2)
- Mary Holland as Wendy (duration 2)
- Jimmy Bellinger as Chad (duration 2)
- Christopher Redman as Kyle (duration 2)
- Johnny Sneed as Dr. Zamani (duration 2)
- Audrey Wasilewski as Officer Donna (duration 2)
- Caitlin Leahy as Kate (“Helping”)
- Michael Hyatt as Evita (“Toys”)
- Philip Anthony-Rodriguez as Ramon (“Protocol”)
- John Billingsley as Buddy (“People”)
n December 16, 2016, it was exposed that Universal Cable Productions had in fact won the constitutional freedoms to Gimlet Media's podcast Homecoming for maker Sam Esmail to develop as a television collection. The first duration was executive produced by Esmail by means of his service Esmail Corp, along with podcast developers Eli Horowitz as well as likewise Micah Bloomberg, podcast maker Alicia Van Couvering, Gimlet owners Alex Blumberg as well as likewise Matt Lieber, as well as likewise Gimlet Pictures proprietor Chris Giliberti, with production companies Esmail Corp, Anonymous Content, as well as likewise Gimlet Media. Universal evidently took care of to outbid different other fascinating occasions containing Sony Pictures Television for Michelle MacLaren, 20th Century Fox Television for Matt Reeves as well as likewise Michael De Luca, as well as likewise TriStar Pictures for George Clooney as well as likewise his Smoke House Pictures banner as a feature film.
Filming was slated to begin in Los Angeles in April 2018. Principal electronic photography as a matter of fact began in February 2018 at the Universal Studios backlot in Los Angeles where the production became the first task to fire in Universal's fresh developed production facilities.
On September 7, 2018, the collection held its debut throughout the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival at the Ryerson Theatre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The first 4 episodes of the collection were examined as parts of the party's Primetime collection of television screenings. On October 25, 2018, the collection held its American ideal at the Regency Bruin Theatre in Westwood, Los Angeles, California. Testing of the first 4 episodes of the collection occurred throughout the event as well as likewise those existing contained Sam Esmail, Jennifer Salke, Julia Roberts, Stephan James, Dermot Mulroney, as well as likewise Shea Whigham. On October 25, 2018, the collection held its American ideal at the Regency Bruin Theatre in Westwood, Los Angeles, California. Testing of the first 4 episodes of the collection occurred throughout the event as well as likewise those existing contained Sam Esmail, Jennifer Salke, Julia Roberts, Stephan James, Dermot Mulroney, as well as likewise Shea Whigham.