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Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, Damian Lewis, Morena Baccarin, Morgan Saylor, Jackson Pace, Diego Klattenhoff, Rupert Friend, F. Murray Abraham, Sarita Choudhury, Tracy Letts, David Marciano, Jamey Sheridan, Navid Negahban, David Harewood

'Homeland' Producer Says ISIS Is 'Too Evil' for the Show

March 09, 2015 04:03:22

"" has dealt with controversial stories before but they draw the line when it comes to ISIS. Speaking at the opening night of PaleyFest in Los Angeles over the weekend, executive producer Alex Gansa said ISIS was too vile and there's no way they could humanize them. "We're one of the few shows that gets to really comment on current events. We take that responsibility very seriously," he said.

He explained as quoted by The Daily Mail, "It's a very good question because Homeland for the last four seasons has tried to portray our adversaries and tried to humanize them. And if you look at Abu Nazir, even look at Brody, or look at Haqqani this past season there was a real effort to make their concerns and their lives understandable. That is very hard to do with ISIS."

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Carrie Quits CIA, Heads to Europe on 'Homeland' Season 5

March 08, 2015 12:03:29

Big changes are coming into "" after the dark season 4 which became some kind of "reboot" for the series following the death of ' Brody in season 3. In the next season, the Showtime series plots a new scene for Carrie. It will take place two and a half years after things ended at the last season.

"The story will be set in Germany, in Berlin," co-creator Alex Gansa told The Hollywood Reporter. "We have our fingers crossed we'll shoot in Berlin...[in that time Carrie will] be trying to come to terms with her life in the Central Intelligence Agency [and] dealing with what she felt at the very end of season four, which is disillusionment and disdain about it. So she'll actually be out of the agency."

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'Homeland' Enrages Pakistani Officials With 'Grimy' Portrayal of the Country

December 29, 2014 01:12:38

Another party is left furious by "" season 4. After enraging Israelis for comparing former Prime Minister Menachem Begin to a Taliban leader, the show is now slammed for its "grimy" portrayal of Pakistan.

"Maligning a country that has been a close partner and ally of the US ... is a disservice not only to the security interests of the US but also to the people of the US," Pakistan Embassy spokesman Nadeem Hotiana tells The New York Post.

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'Homeland' Irritates Israelis for Comparing Former PM Menachem Begin to Taliban Leader

December 25, 2014 04:12:01

"" has stirred a controversy by comparing former Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin to Taliban leader in the fourth season finale. In the December 21 outing titled "Long Time Coming", Saul () confronted CIA black ops specialist Dar Adal (F. Murray Abraham) for making a deal with wanted militant Haissam Haqqani (Numan Acar) and Dar explained his move by making a reference to the 1946 bombing of the Jerusalem hotel by the Irgun.

"Menachem Begin killed 91 British soldiers at the King David Hotel before becoming Prime Minister," Dar said in the scene. The right-wing Jewish underground group was under the command of Begin during the attack, which was launched to fight against British mandate in the country, before Israel's independence was proclaimed in 1948.

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Showtime Boss on 'Homeland' Quiet Season Finale: 'There Needed to Be a Political Conclusion'

December 23, 2014 09:12:49

The fourth season finale of "" is a complete opposite of the third season finale which ended with the death of ' Brody. While some found the low-key finale reasonable and refreshing, others complained about the "slow" episode.

Talking to Entertainment Weekly, Showtime president David Nevins defends the quiet finale. "We went out of season three with this massive ending, with the death of Brody. And I think a show with this amount of political and narrative complexity can do a last episode that has a change of pace. I thought they needed to do an episode back in Washington, and needed to deal with Carrie's family situation and her issues with motherhood," he says.

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'Homeland' Season Finale Preview Released

December 15, 2014 01:12:25

A preview to tease the season finale of "" has been released. Titled "Long Time Coming", episode 12 of season 4 is set to air on Showtime on December 21 and now fans can see some sneak peek of Quinn in action and an upset Carrie.

Some scenes in the 44-second video show Carrie () doing some investigation and apparently seeing surprising results. It also teases Saul () and Quinn ()'s appearances. "What are you playing at Carrie?" Dar Adal asks when he meets Carrie. "I call it 'give me what I f**king want,' " she answers.

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'Homeland' 4.11 Sneak Peeks: Quinn Goes Rogue

December 08, 2014 03:12:47

Quinn has several times tried to keep Carrie on track, but it's now the other way around on "". After an attack at the embassy that killed many Americans, including [SPOILER ALERT!] his co-worker Fara, Quinn refuses to leave Pakistan with the rest of the staff at the embassy and goes on his own to search for Haqqani.



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'Homeland' Casts Broadway Star in Pivotal Role, 'The Following' Recruits 'Smallville' Alum

November 22, 2014 12:11:42

"" has tapped an actress to join its cast midway through season 4. Broadway veteran Victoria Clark is cast in a big, surprise role as Carrie Mathison's () mom in an upcoming episode of the Showtime series.

Filming for the fourth season of the Emmy-winning series has just wrapped, but EW which first reported the news can't reveal when Carrie's mom appears on the show. The show, which airs Sundays at 9 P.M., previously featured James Rebhorn as Carrie's father but the actor passed away earlier this year.

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'Homeland' 4.09 Sneak Peeks: Bring Saul Home

November 17, 2014 11:11:37

The prisoner exchange is happening in next week's episode of "". Following Saul's failed attempt to escape, the CIA carries on with the plan to release five prisoners as demanded by the captors in exchange for Saul.

While Carrie is on the field, she asks Quinn to stay back during the prisoner exchange to observe things that she may not see on the ground. Things don't look good for Saul, but he's apparently prepared for the worst.

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Showtime Renews 'Homeland' and Freshman 'The Affair'

November 11, 2014 08:11:43

Showtime has handed out new season orders to two of its shows which are currently airing, "" and "". The political thriller from Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa is renewed for a 12-episode fifth season, while the rookie drama is set to return for a 10-episode sophomore run.

"In its fourth season, 'Homeland' has brilliantly reinvented itself," says Showtime President David Nevins. "It continues to capture the attention of a devoted fan base, and has provided an enviable platform for the successful launch of 'The Affair'. With thought-provoking, relevant and addictive storylines, both series have been embraced, dissected and much debated week after week. We're excited to see more from these complex shows in 2015."

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'Homeland' 4.08 Sneak Peeks: Prisoner Exchange

November 10, 2014 02:11:16

Lockhart has arrived in Islamabad and his first mission is to save Saul. When "" returns with a new episode next week, the CIA learns that Haqqani wants to trade Saul with another prisoner.

Meanwhile, Carrie ends up at a hospital after [SPOILER ALERT!] she had a hallucination, prompting her to see Brody in her mind. When Quinn visits her, she tells him that they have a breach at the embassy and someone switched her meds, so she wants to arrange a secret meeting with Lockhart until they find out who they can trust.

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'Homeland' 4.06 Sneak Peeks: Marking Target

October 27, 2014 10:10:18

When "" returns next week, Carrie puts her operation in motion. A preview for the new episode sees the CIA watching from a control room while Aayan is meeting his uncle Haqqani. Carrie may ruin the operation as she lets her emotion take control, before Quinn stops her.

Meanwhile, Saul is apparently missing as he never got on the plane after following Ghazi at the airport. There's a glimpse of Carrie in a physical confrontation with a guy in a black hood, and Aayan running frantically.

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'Homeland' 4.05 Sneak Peeks: Carrie Upsets Her Asset

October 20, 2014 11:10:58

Carrie can't make Aayan open up about his uncle. In a clip for the next episode of "", Carrie asks Aayan about "rumor" that his uncle wasn't killed in the attack, but it only makes Aayan angry and feel insulted.

Meanwhile, Quinn has a problem with the way Carrie recruiting her asset, which may involve manipulation and exploitation of his/her weakness. Another clip shows Saul at the airport, tracking a suspect who is about to board a plane for Johannesburg. He later informs Quinn about this.

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'Homeland' 4.03 Clips: Carrie Surprised by Saul's Arrival

October 06, 2014 01:10:18

"" has just kicked off its fourth season with a two-hour premiere. Next week, Carrie will reunite with her former mentor Saul as she needs a helping hand while handling the case in Kabul, Afghanistan. Initially refusing to admit that she needs Saul's help, Carrie is surprised by his arrival as she's worried about what people will think of her.

In another clip for the third episode, Dar Adal pays Quinn a visit and accuses him of letting his feelings for Carrie interfere with his job. Pressed further about the incident [SPOILER ALERT!] that cost Sandy's life, Quinn loses control and chokes Dar but lets Dar go before it becomes fatal.

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New 'Homeland' Season 4 Trailer Hints Carrie Wants to Avoid Motherhood

August 16, 2014 11:08:34

With less than a month before "" returns, Showtime hypes it up with a new trailer for season 4. Sharing new footage, it offers a longer look at new cast member as CIA Chief Sandy Bachman, who appears to be in trouble as some local people, who look unhappy, walk towards him.

The video also suggests that Carrie may intentionally avoid motherhood as she is seen telling her sister Maggie, "I told you they're sending me back, I don't have a choice." Maggie replies, "I don't believe you." Carrie will also face the angers of local people who attack her car.

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First Trailer for 'Homeland' Season 4: Happy Hunting

July 19, 2014 08:07:49

Showtime has debuted the first trailer for "" season 4 to tide fans over the Sunday, October 5 return of the show. It sees ' Carrie Mathison in Pakistan as CIA case officer to stop terror threats in the country following the pullout of U.S. forces in Afghanistan.

The video offers a glimpse of Carrie's baby, whom she left at home because "the place that she's in now is a place where you cannot have dependents," showrunner Alex Gansa explained. She is joined by 's Quinn, but it appears that their relationship is not in the best term this time.

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Showtime Debuts First Intense Teaser for 'Homeland' Season 4

July 15, 2014 11:07:19

Showtime has released the first teaser for "" season 4. The short snippet doesn't shed light on the storyline, but manages to deliver the intense atmosphere as ' Carrie Mathison and 's Peter Quinn try to stop terror threats in Pakistan.

Shots of a demonstration, Carrie mingling with local people and 's Saul Berenson frantically running are also shared. The video additionally gives a first look at as Aayan Ibrahim, "a medical school student studying in Islamabad whose path crosses with Carrie and becomes a significant person of interest for her."

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'Homeland' Season 4 Scoops: The Outcome of Carrie's Pregnancy and Her Love Life

July 12, 2014 12:07:29

"" showrunner Alex Gansa has shared details of season 4 in an interview with Entertainment Weekly. Following [SPOILER ALERT!] the death of ' Nicholas Brody, the show is undergoing a major shake-up with new faces and new setting. "There's so many new roles to be cast, it's like doing another pilot-which is exciting and terrifying at same time," Gansa shares.

The new season will fast forward six months after events in the season 3 finale and Carrie doesn't sport a baby bump in a picture released via the site. Gansa explains, "She has given birth to the child." He refuses to say "where the kid is," but hints that Carrie won't juggle her job as a field agent with raising a child for the time being. "One of the reasons she's found herself in Afghanistan and Pakistan is it's a place where you're disallowed from bringing a dependent," he adds.

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'Homeland' Casts 'Life of Pi' Star Suraj Sharma for Season 4

June 06, 2014 11:06:14

"" adds another actor to its cast ensemble for season 4. The action thriller series has cast , who made his acting debut in Ang Lee's "", in recurring role as Aayan Ibrahim, a Pakistani medical student who crosses paths with Carrie Mathison (). Entertainment Weekly was the first to report the news of Sharma's casting.

Just a few days ago, the show tapped and Laila Robins to join the cast. The "" alum will guest star Sandy Bachman, the CIA chief of station in Pakistan who's a rising star within the agency, while Robins landed a series regular role as Martha Boyd, U.S. ambassador to Pakistan, who is described as "professional and put together, with a ship-to-ship voice and the personality to match."

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'Homeland' Adds Corey Stoll and Laila Robins for Season 4

June 04, 2014 09:06:37

"" has recruited two actors for season 4. , who starred on Netflix's "", lands a guest-starring role, while Laila Robins joins the show as a new series regular.

Stoll will play Sandy Bachman, the CIA chief of station in Pakistan who's a rising star within the agency. As for Robins, she will be seen as Martha Boyd, U.S. ambassador to Pakistan, who is described as "professional and put together, with a ship-to-ship voice and the personality to match."

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'Homeland' 3.10 Preview: Mission Goes Awry

November 25, 2013 03:11:53

'Homeland' 3.06 Preview: 'Still Positive'

October 28, 2013 01:10:37

'Homeland' 3.03 Preview: Brody Is Back

October 07, 2013 10:10:51

'Homeland' Gets Third Season Order

October 23, 2012 08:10:07

Lebanon Considers to Sue 'Homeland'

October 19, 2012 04:10:53

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