‘Homecoming’: Season 2 Will Be ‘More Expansive’ As Janelle Monáe Takes Over the Lead

Published on Jan 15, 2020

‘Homecoming’: Season 2 Will Be ‘More Expansive’ As Janelle Monáe Takes Over the Lead

Janelle Monáe is one of the busiest entertainers working today. But the Grammy-winning artist said that getting the chance to star in the Amazon series “Homecoming” was an opportunity worth prioritizing.

“When I saw Season 1 and I listened to the podcast, I was a fan. When I had the opportunity to be a part of the show, I said, ‘Hell yeah!’ I moved my schedule around and I made it happen,” Monáe said at Tuesday’s Television Critics Association press tour. “It’s just been an honor to join this family and to push myself as an artist to give the best performance that I possibly can.”

Monáe will step into a lead role on the show that previously starred Julia Roberts. While Season 2 will return cast members Stephan James and Hong Chau, Monáe will play a character who wakes up in a canoe on the middle of a river

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Author: Steve Greene