Homeland is an American thriller series. Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa are the creators of the show. The series is the adaptation of an Israeli series Prisoners of War. The series premiered on October 2, 2011. Initially, the show came up in cable TV networks. After a few days, the series came up on OTT streaming platforms. Homeland became famous amongst the fans and the critics on its release. The show is the recipient of many awards. Such as 2011 and 2012 Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Drama. Apart from this, the series also won Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series (2012).
The show won the hearts of the audience, not only in America but across the world.
Carrie Mathison and Nicholas Brody are the protagonists of the story. Carrie is a CIA officer who works for the Counterterrorism Center. She also suffers from bipolar disorder. Nicholas Brody is a retired U.S. Marine Gunnery Sergeant. He is a congressman too. He gets captured by al-Qaeda for eight years, as a prisoner of war. Delta Force rescues him after eight years. The things complicate after Brody comes out of the al-Qaeda. According to Carrie Mathison, al-Qaeda brainwashed Nicholas Brody. She believes that Nicholas Brody now works for the terrorist organization.
She becomes suspicious, as the al-Qaeda willingly releases the prisoner, Brody. According to Carrie Mathison, Brody indicates a great peril to their country and security.
Homeland Season 8 updates
The eighth segment of the show is already on air. Part 8 of the show released on February 9, 2020. This season just like other seasons has 12 episodes in it. Season 8 commenced recently on April 26, 2020. This part is a hit just like the other parts. However, the bad news is that there won’t be any more seasons of the show. According to the producers, season 8 is the finale of the show.
- Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison
- Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody
- Mandy Patinkin as Saul Berenson
- Morena Baccarin as Jessica Brody
- David Harewood as David Estes
- Diego Klattenhoff as Mike Faber
- Jackson Pace as Chris Brody
- Morgan Saylor as Dana Brody
- Jamey Sheridan as William Walden
- David Marciano as Virgil Piotrowski
- Navid Negahban as Abu Nazir
- Rupert Friend as Peter Quinn
- Sarita Choudhury as Mira Berenson
- Tracy Letts as Senator Andrew Lockhart
- F. Murray Abraham as Dar Adal, a black-ops specialist
- Nazanin Boniadi as Fara Sherazi