Recently, Showtime has dropped the official trailer of Homeland Season 8, and the fans are loving it. The renewal of the show has gathered much applause for the show. However, the eighth season will be the last season of the fan-favorite show. According to the showrunners, Homeland Season 8 will be the most action-packed and mystery-thrilled season of the series. Moreover, the show is an award-winning prestige series that has earned a loyal fanbase over the years.
Homeland is based on the Israeli series – “Prisoners Of War” by Gideon Raff. It is an American spy thriller drama that stars Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin in lead roles. They are the heart and soul of the series since it premiered in 2011. Developed by Alex Gansa and Howard Gardon, the show has received massive acclaim from the fans and the critics. Here is everything you need to know about Homeland Season 8.
What Does The Trailer Suggest?
Recently, the official trailer of the eighth and final season of Homeland released. The trailer suggests that Saul will work as the National Security Advisor for the newly elected President Warner. He will get engaged in a peace deal with the terrorist group Taliban in Afghanistan. However, he needs the assistance of his subordinate, Carrie. As the trailer moves ahead, fans will see that Saul will ask Carrie to join him In Kabul to carry out the negotiations. And undoubtedly, Carrie replies with a yes.
Saul will warn Carrie that Kabul is ten times more dangerous than what it seems. Moreover, fans will see that Saul will get kidnapped with a bag over his head. Meanwhile, someone will tell Saul that there is a traitor in the camp. He will start to doubt Carrie, being a traitor. However, she will try her best to prove her innocence, but the interrogator will point her out. Upon being asked, she will have no memory of the months she spent in the Russian gulag. Saul will compel her to resume her connection with her Russian tormentor, Yevgeny. The trailer will end with Saul saying that he believes Carrie.
Homeland Season 8: Cast Additions
The showrunners have announced that some new stars will join the core team of Homeland Season 8. The lead star, Claire Danes’ real-life husband, Huge Dancy, will join the upcoming season. He will play the role of John Zabel, a friendly Washington consultant. He will join the White House as a new foreign policy advisor to the new President. Moreover, he will turn up as the formidable opponent to Saul Berenson. Beau Bridges will also join the team for the next season. He will play the role of Warner, USA’s newly crowned President.
Homeland Season 8: Plot Details
The official synopsis of Homeland Season 8 says that Carrie Mathison will recover from the brutal enclosure in a Russian gulag. For several months, she was trapped in confinement. Moreover, fans will see that her body will start to heal, but her memory will remain fractured. This will create a big problem for Saul, who will become the National Security Advisor to the newly crowned President Warner.
Furthermore, the upcoming plotline says that the top priority of Warner’s budding administration is to end the never-ending war in Afghanistan. And Saul will be sent to Afghanistan to engage the Taliban in peace negotiations. However, Kabul will shake hands with various warlords and mercenaries. The country will also team up with various zealots and spies. Saul will need the support and expertise of his subordinate, Carrie. Moreover, fans will see that Saul will ask Carrie to walk with him on a dangerous adventure. He will go against the medical conditions of Carrie and will take her with him.
Homeland Season 8 Release Date
Showtime has announced the official release date of the next installment of the show. The first episode of Homeland Season 8 will premiere on February 9, 2020, on Showtime. Moreover, the series will run till April 26, 2020. The show has nearly received positive reviews from the fans. For more updates, stay connected with us.