Audio enthusiasts are probably familiar with Homeland, the critically acclaimed podcast series featuring the voices of Catherine Keener, Oscar Isaac, and David Schwimmer. That story is now a Julia Roberts headlined series, where the visual word takes a bigger stage over the pod’s immersive soundscapes. But not to worry, this freshman series carves its own space in Heidi Bergman’s expansive and all too unpredictable world.
After last year’s family hit Wonder, Julia Roberts is winding down 2018 in a big way with two projects (Ben Is Back, Amazon’s series Homecoming). The full trailer of Ben Is Back is featured after the jump.
In the new series Reverie, Sarah Shahi is Mara Kint, a former hostage negotiator turned professor who gets a huge opportunity to help other people. Affecting change is part of Reverie’s fabric, and in the video below Shahi discusses how storytelling has made a lasting impact in her life.
Billy Ray is that rare combination of a successful screenwriter (The Hunger Games, Captain Phillips) who’s also a first rate director (Shattered Glass, Breach). His latest movie is “Secret In Their Eyes,” a topnotch thriller starring Julia Roberts and Chiwetel Ejiofor, is a remake of the Oscar winning Argentinean feature “El Secreto De Sus Ojos.” Thankfully, Ray’s version isn’t a step by step regurgitation of the film, as it manages to carve its own singular narrative.
In Secret of their Eyes, Julia Roberts is Jess, an FBI investigator who is understandably obsessed with exacting revenge on her daughter’s killer (Joe Cole). The Los Angeles based story, which is a remake of the Oscar winning feature El Secreto De Sus Ojos, is directed by Billy Ray and co-stars Chiwetel Ejiofor and Nicole Kidman.
Julia Roberts stars in the first rate thriller Secret In Their Eyes, a remake of the Oscar winning film El Secreto De Sus Ojos. In the feature, Roberts is Jess, an FBI investigator who is determined to exact revenge on her daughter’s killer (Joe Cole). Chiwetel Ejiofor co-stars as Jess’ equally determined colleague Ray, and Nicole Kidman is the District Attorney supervisor who aids their quest.