Julia Roberts in a scene from Amazon drama Homecoming. Some of Hollywood’s biggest stars are now appearing in a variety of television series. Photo: AP

Why A-list Hollywood stars like Michael Douglas, Julia Roberts and Nicole Kidman are happy to take more TV roles – it’s not just the money

  • Battle for talent between streaming networks Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, Disney and Apple, and their big budgets, is drawing top scriptwriters, directors, and actors
  • With shows like Homecoming, Big Little Lies, The Morning Show, and Ozark, quality of TV in US exceeds that of most movies now, says director Michael Mann
Topic |   Streaming video and TV

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Julia Roberts in a scene from Amazon drama Homecoming. Some of Hollywood’s biggest stars are now appearing in a variety of television series. Photo: AP
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