Even as Homeland largely sat out 2016, the series’ future is at least assured through Season 8; likely 2019 overall. There’s no telling what political landscape the series might have to reflect by then, but showrunner Alex Gansa thinks the next two seasons will likely prove the final, getting Carrie back to work as an Intelligence offer.
Homeland fans with Showtime subscriptions have likely checked out the Season 6 premiere, in which a certain character’s fate is rather quickly revealed. Now, ahead of the official premiere, showrunners and stars explain why [SPOILER] is still kicking, and what it means for the series overall.
Showtime’s Homeland has always drawn from real-world events to inform its counter-terrorism narrative, though Season 5's efforts to shift focus from Middle-Eastern countries to Europe grew especially topical in the wake of 2015's Paris attacks. Now, Season 6 producers explain that the New York relocation will shy away from terrorist acts or cells altogether, instead focusing on “do-it-yourself” threats.
Uneven as 'Homeland' has been over the past two seasons, fans of the Showtime security series were shocked to learn that last night's "Game On" would end the first of three "movements" to unfold over the third season, introducing a game-changing twist that had pulled one over on the audience to reveal Carrie and Saul had been in cahoots from the beginning. The twist did raise several questions of logic however, for which producer Alex Gansa has stepped up to clarify.
While 'Homeland' season 3 won't officially debut until late September, fresh intel has repeatedly popped up about the new season taking place after the climactic events of last year's big bang. Executive producer Alex Gansa recently teased a major turn the resulting investigation could take, as well as Carrie and Brody's future, so get the latest on 'Homeland' season 3 inside!