Initially Showtime announced that Homeland season 6 will appear on screens in September of 2016. However, in June of 2016, the producers of Showtime announced that Homeland season 6 release date was scheduled for January of 2017. Also it was confirmed that Homeland season 6 release date on Bluray and DVD will definitely happen in Q3 of 2017.
It seems that the leading cast will return in Homeland season 6 episode 1 and will feature such Actors – Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, Rupert Friend, Damian Lewis, Morena Baccarin, Jackson Pace, Morgan Saylor and F. Murray Abraham.
During the special operation group "Delta" in Iraq was destroyed hideout of the notorious terrorist Abu Nazir (Navid Negaban). During the search of the underground bunker in a locked room it was discovered a captive American soldier – Marine Sergeant Nicholas Brody (Damian Lewis), who went missing eight years ago and was presumed dead. Poor fellow, which, judging by the numerous scars, bruises and bruises, repeatedly tortured, the first flight was sent to Germany for the military base, and from there – to the United States. In interviews with the representatives of the special services Brodie claimed that his partner was killed and he himself on interrogations did not give any military secrets.
The Army and the administration of US President sergeant arranged a magnificent meeting, on all television channels broadcast the arrival of Brody home, all his celebrated as a national hero. A few weeks before the operation, which brought the release of Brody, the CIA agent Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes), who worked undercover in Iraq, became known by its informant that the sergeant hooked Al Qaeda.
Carrie is not on the good standing with the authorities after the incident a few years ago, the failure of one of the secret mission, so she did not expect that anyone would believe her word, because no evidence of ties with terrorists Sergeant she did not. Deciding to circumvent the rules, Carrie has requested the assistance of his older colleague and mentor Saul Berenson (Mandy Patinkin). I do not hope that it will be able to procure the necessary evidence by legal means, Kerry with his friend Virgil (David Marciano) installed in the house Brody surveillance cameras and microphones. During the surveillance, she learned the details of his personal life Nicholas and his beautiful wife Jessica (Morena Baccarin), but was unable to find any evidence that Brody is working on the terrorist underground. Having learned of the deed of his prot?g?, Berenson was going to report on the actions of the leadership, but at this moment Brody himself gave occasion to verify the veracity of the allegations Carrie.
- Homeland TV show was prolonged by Showtime for the 7th and 8th seasons long before the production of the 6th season;
- Homeland is the adaptation of the Israeli series, 2009 titled as Prisoners of War;
- The author and creator of the original TV movie Gideon Raff participated in the creation of an American version as executive producer and screenwriter;
- Two weeks before the premiere of the TV series Homeland pilot episode was available for viewing online at the official website of TV network Showtime;
- The first series of Homeland gathered at screens more than 1.08 million viewers, showing the highest rating for a serial drama on Showtime in the last eight years (in 2003, the series Dead Like Me 1.11 million people watched);
- Filming of the series Homeland held in Charlotte, North Carolina. Some scenes were filmed in the state of the aviation museum, located in the same city;
- The working title of Homeland was Patriots;
In the original version the Main protagonist’s name was Damian Lewis Scott Brody, a character Claire Danes – Carrie Anderson;
- At first the role of Jessica Brody was given to the Scottish actress Laura Fraser but later she was replaced by Morena Baccarin;
- Although no mention of the diagnosis Carrie nothing for the first few episodes of Homeland Claire Danes, who at one time studied at the psychological faculty of Yale University, in her interview said that her character has bipolar disorder – a mental illness, which was previously called " affective insanity";
- During the preparatory work on the role of Claire Danes talked to CIA employees, consulted with writer Julie Fest, the author of books on bipolar disorder patients, and studied the videos of people suffering from this disease.
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