Joining her once more will be Mandy Patinkin as Carrie’s mentor and friend Saul Berenson.Beyond that it’s hard to predict who will survive season seven and make it to the final run.But as always there will be a delay between US and Uk transmission with Britain being a couple of episodes behind America.
Claire Danes will be reprising her role as bipolar intelligence operative Carrie Mathison one last time.
The role has earned her numerous accolades including an Emmy, a Golden Globe and a TCA Award.
Given Danes’ confirmation that she’s bowing out, season eight would most likely see how the character makes an exit from the show.
If there are plans to keep Homeland going with a new cast and showrunners, then season eight could serve as an introduction to the new era of Homeland. No, however we’ll be updating this article when one does drop.
Saying that the election came as a "shock," Gansa revealed his reaction to the news was less than calm: "My first reaction was, 'Oh my god, we are now counterfactual to the point of being irrelevant.' It took a while to dig ourselves out of that feeling."But however they explore the real-world political situation, seasons seven and eight are set to be very closely tied together – telling essentially one story."Barring unforeseen world events, we do really hope to go abroad for the last two seasons and to end the story there," Gansa explained."We also hope to get Carrie back into the intelligence agency business.
She's been out of it now for two seasons and I think it's time that she goes back into the fold and then winds up doing her job overseas somewhere."And it appears they've been sowing the seeds for season eight for a long time."You will see, even in season six, some characters that have appeared in previous seasons reappear this season.
According to movie-making rumour, the pair avoided speaking when the cameras weren’t rolling – less "star-crossed lovers", and more just two very cross stars.
has returned to television after an achingly long period of absence.
Because of the show's twists and turns, we're not going to hazard a guess as to who may be returning (oh, go on then – Claire Danes probably) but, after season six's controversial finale death, we're not risking a firm prediction.