Showtime has pushed back the season 6 premiere until January next year, but seventh and eighth seasons have been given the go-ahead.
Some good news and some bad news for ‘Homeland’ fans today: the national security thriller has been given the green light for a further two seasons on top of the forthcoming sixth season; but it won’t return to TV screens until January next year.
It means that there won’t be any new episodes of the popular programme in 2016 at all and that the winter months will be missing one of its annual traditions, with Showtime pushing back the premiere of season six until January 2017. All of the previous five seasons had begun in early October.
'Homeland' has been commissioned for a seventh and eighth season
'Homeland' is heading to Germany for season 5.
The Homeland cast and crew are heading to Germany, to shoot the entirety of season 5. The Emmy-award winning Showtime show will shoot on location in the country, which picks up two years on from the events of season 4, with Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) having quit the CIA, now working for a private security firm in Berlin.
Claire Danes will reprise her role as Carrie Mathison in Homeland season 5, which shoots entirely in Germany
Following her ill-fated stint as the CIA's Islamabad station chief, Carrie is feeling estranged from the agency and "struggling to reconcile her guilt and disillusionment with years of working on the front lines in the 'war on terror,'" according to an announcement from Showtime.
Continue reading: 'Homeland' Season 5 To Shoot Entirely In Germany
Okay, let’s try to do this without plot spoilers, for those of you not caught up.
Having recovered its reputation with last year’s series, ‘Homeland’ is set to carry on in the same vein by shaking things up once more in its upcoming fifth season. The show’s co-creator Alex Gansa was speaking to The Hollywood Reporter ahead of a panel at 2015’s PaleyFest when he dropped some teasers.
The headline news is that not only will there be a new location and a new job for central character Carrie Mathison, played by Claire Danes, but that there will also be a time jump of a couple of years.
Claire Danes, who plays Carrie in 'Homeland', at the Screen Actors Guild
Continue reading: Spoiler Alert: 'Homeland' Writers Tease Details About Season 5
Claire Danes - A host of stars were photographed on the red carpet as they arrived at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards which were held at the Shrine auditorium in Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 25th January 2015
Looking forward to the new season of 'Homeland'? Just a lot!
The fourth series of the Showtime CIA thriller 'Homeland' is due to hit British screens on Sunday evening, having premiered on October 5th in the States.
The fourth season of 'Homeland' hits UK TV screens on Sunday (12th October)
The big question on the lips of most onlookers is how the show is going to struggle on without Damian Lewis’s Brody, the centrifugal centre of all the action in ‘Homeland’ up until this point. Now, according to Entertainment Weekly among others, the new series will focus on Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) in her new post in the Middle East heading up an intelligence station.
Continue reading: The Fourth Season Of 'Homeland' Is Nearly Upon Us!
Breaking Bad has won five of the nine categories in the Primetime Emmy Drama Awards. The series, which finished its run last year, dominated this section of the awards and won the award for Outstanding Drama Series amongst others. Here is a quick analysis of each drama category.
The Primetime Emmy Awards were held on Monday evening (25th August) in Los Angeles and there was stiff competition in every category although the results were ultimately highly predictable.
Breaking Bad dominated the drama awards at the Primetime Emmys.
Continue reading: Primetime Emmy Awards 2014 -Breaking Bad Predictably Dominates Drama
Season 4 will kick off with two back-to-back episodes in early October
Showtime have released a teaser trailer ahead of the fourth season of ‘Homeland’, due to begin airing in just over a month’s time. Warning: if you’ve not seen any of the previous seasons of ‘Homeland’, there are plot spoilers below.
'Homeland' will return to screens in the US and UK in early October
The 100-second trailer indicates the exploration of a lot of dark material and political intrigue to come. "It's a tyranny of secrets", says Mandy Patinkin's character Saul in his trademark cryptic manner. Business as usual then.
Continue reading: 'Homeland' Season 4 Teaser Trailer Released
Three actors have been added to next season's 'Homeland,' but who are they and what will they bring to the series?
The fourth season of 'Homeland' is ready to begin operations. The Showtime CIA thriller ended its third season back in December, and while details for the next one were kept under wraps, some plot info has been revealed. According to Entertainment Weekly, season number four will center on Carrie Mathison’s (Claire Danes) job located in the Middle East as chief of station. The summary is interesting enough considering nobody quite knew where Mathison & Co. could be headed following last season’s finale, but things are looking optimistic as a number of actors have been confirmed to return such as Mandy Patinkin, Rupert Friend, and Nazanin Boniadi.
Homeland will be back for series fourth
Sadly, the series will be missing one actor: James Rebhorn, who played the role of Carrie’s father, passed away from melanoma this past March. How the series will handle his character remains to be seen, but what is known this week is the addition of three new actors and roles that will appear in the upcoming season. Suraj Sharma will join as the “heavily recurring” Aayan Ibrahim, who is a Pakistani medical student that crosses paths with Carrie. Corey Stoll will guest star as Sandy Bachman for an undisclosed amount of episodes, who is “the CIA chief of station in Pakistan who is a rising star within the agency.” Finally, Laila Robins comes on board as series regular Martha Boyd, a U.S. ambassador to Pakistan who is described as “professional and put together, with a ship-to-ship voice and the personality to match.”
Continue reading: All You Need To Know About The Newest Additions To 'Homeland'
The event, honoring the charity work of poweful women, found a new home in New York this year.
Variety’s annual Power of Women luncheon made its New York debut this weekend with a star-packed guestlist. The event has been held in LA every fall since 2009, when it was started by publisher Michelle Sobrino-Stearns.
The very first New York luncheon opened with a speech by Sarah Jessica Parker, who has certainly earned the title of “successful woman”. On Friday afternoon, she took the stage and started with an appropriate quote by the late choreographer George Balanchine.
Sarah Jessica Parker (l) and Iman (r) were just two of the honorees at the New York event.
James Rebhorn was a talented character actor.
James Rebhorn, the character actor who was first diagnosed with melanoma in 1992 though fought it for over two decades, has died aged 65. The actor who played the father of Claire Danes' CIA officer Carrie Mathison on Homeland, passed away on Friday, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
James Rebhorn has sadly passed away
"He died from melanoma, which had been diagnosed in 1992," his agent Dianne Busch stated. "He fought it all this time. He died Friday afternoon at his home in New Jersey, where he had been receiving hospice care for a week and a half."
Continue reading: Homeland Star James Rebhorn Dies Aged 65 After Lengthy Cancer Battle
Netflix are continuously upping the service they provide...
As if anyone needed another reason to subscribe to Netflix – and no, we’re not paid by them – the on-demand content streaming service has added Homeland and American Horror Story to its impressive roster of TV shows.
Homeland is a fast-paced political thriller with a focus on terrorism and international affairs. It stars Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison, an anti-terrorism agent with mental health problems, and Damien Lewis, a once lost American solider suspected of terrorist activity.
Date of birth
12th April, 1979
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