• ‘Homecoming': Why the Amazon Series Abandons Its Source Material Halfway Through Season 1

    4 days ago - By The Wrap

    (Warning: This story contains spoilers for the first season of Amazon's “Homecoming”)
    Amazon's adaption of Gimlet Media's “Homecoming” podcast remains pretty faithful to its source material - until about halfway through. From there, it goes in a completely different direction, completely abandoning the second half of the podcast's narrative.
    “We wanted to intentionally sort of deviate from the podcast at that point,” Sam Esmail, who executive produced the series alongside the podcast's creators Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz, and directed all 10 episodes, tells TheWrap.
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