The "Pretty Woman" star made her debut as a TV series regular in the psychological thriller, in which the Roberts played caseworker Heidi Bergman, who is employed at a secret government facility where soldiers are helped to reintegrate into society after serving overseas.
"Homecoming"'s first season earned three Golden Globe nominations at the recent prizegiving, including a best actress nod for Roberts, but it's now been revealed that she will not be back for another run on the drama.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Roberts only signed a one-season commitment to the show, which was picked up by Amazon streaming bosses for two seasons, although she plans to remain onboard the creative team as an executive producer, working alongside show co-creator Sam Esmail.
Season two is currently in development, but Esmail explains it will take a different turn from the fictional Gimlet Media podcast of the same name which inspired the TV adaptation.
"We're working on a second season, but we have a very different trajectory for our show," he told The Hollywood Reporter. "I think when I signed on, I had only listened to the first six episodes of the podcast, which is the first season, and then from there we deviated completely. The show starts out fairly close to the podcast, and in the back half of the season we really start to see the major shifts and differences from the podcast."
Although Roberts will no longer star in "Homecoming", she is said to be attached to star in another TV project, a series titled "Today Will Be Different", based on author Maria Semple's book of the same name. The project was picked up for development by bosses at top U.S. cable network HBO in 2017.