Homecoming: Amazon Series Starring Julia Roberts and Sissy Spacek

Oscar winner Sissy Spacek will play a recurring role in the upcoming Amazon series Homecoming, starring Julia Roberts, Bobby Cannavale and Stephan James.

A psychological thriller about a caseworker at a facility treating soldiers returning from war, and a veteran eager to rejoin civilian life, the series is based on the hit podcast from Gimlet Media.

Spacek will play Ellen Bergman, the mother of Roberts’ character Heidi, a no-nonsense, crabby, but fiercely protective of her daughter.

Spacek is one of the most respected actresses in Hollywood with a career spanning four decades. She is best known for playing the title role in Brian De Palma’s “Carrie,” based on the Stephen King novel, as well as for her roles in “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” “Badlands,” “The Straight Story,” “In the Bedroom,” and the upcoming film “Old Man and The Gun.” She won the Oscar for her role in “Coal Miner’s Daughter.”

Spacek’s TV credits include HBO’s “Big Love,” Netflix’s “Bloodline,” and the Hulu series “Castle Rock.”