Carrie Mathison is finally in the driver's seat. In a scene for an upcoming episode of Showtime's Emmy-winning hit Homeland, the bipolar former C.I.A. agent — played by the mesmerizing Claire Danes — is gripping the wheel with such ferocious intensity, you'd think she's doing 120 even though the car is parked. In the passenger seat is...
Exactly one week before the Season 2 launch of Showtime's Homeland, the freshman drama won four Emmys, including best drama series, snapping the four-year winning streak of AMC's Mad Men. "It has been the most outrageous three weeks of my professional life," co-creator Alex Gansa tells TVGuide.com. "It's been an unbelievable experience and doubly sweet because it was so unexpected. There is an angel on our shoulders somewhere. I don't know how we deserve it or why we have it, but we're so grateful."
When Homeland returns to Showtime in September, one thing will be missing: Carrie's memory.
That's right, Carrie's (Claire Danes) trip to electroshock therapy will have suppressed her sudden realization that Brody (Damian Lewis) once said "Issa," the name of Abu Nazir's son, in his sleep. That information helped her piece together Brody's revenge-based motive for betraying his country. Still, that's not to say those memories won't surface sometime during the second season of the Golden Globe-winning series.
Comic-Con: 5 things we learned from Homeland's Season 2 trailer
After Showtime previewed a first look at Season 2 at Comic-Con on Thursday, TVGuide.com caught up with executive producer Howard Gordon to dissect the surprising new images, including Carrie's memory loss and Brody's new position of power. Get the scoop:
[SPOILER ALERT! This story reveals key plot details from Homeland's second season. Stop reading now if you don't want to know what's going to happen.]
Homeland is ....
Homeland is gearing up for an action-packed second season.
Lost alum Zuleikha Robinson has joined the cast of the Golden Globe-winning Showtime series, TVGuide.com has confirmed. Deadline.com first reported the news.
VIDEO: Watch a teaser for Homeland's season premiere
The 34-year-old actress, who played Ilana on the ABC island series, will portray...