Oscar Isaac and David Schwimmer have signed on for a scripted podcast series titled Homecoming. Starring in the Oscar winning Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Emmy winning The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, respectively, Isaac and Schwimmer will be joined by David Cross (Arrested Development), Catherine Keener, and Amy Sedaris.
The scripted series was announced on Tuesday by Gimlet Media, which calledHomecoming a “psychological thriller” in its iTunes description. Homecoming will follow “a caseworker at an experimental facility, her ambitious supervisor, and a soldier eager to rejoin civilian life.” These stories will be told through telephone calls, therapy sessions, and overheard conversations. Season one will have six episodes with episodes dropping weekly after it debuts Nov. 16.
Isaac has been busy filming Star Wars VIII where he will reprise his role as starfighter Poe Dameron, while Schwimmer won rave reviews this year for his portrayal of Robert Kardashian (with a little help from Kris Jenner) on The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.
Vulturereported Gimlet will also be premiering a series titled Crimetown, from The Jinx producers Zac Stuart-Pontier and Marc Smerling, about organized crime in Providence.