Showtime’s ‘Homeland’ Finds Carrie Mathison Advocating for Muslims’ Rights In ‘Complex’ Season-Six

by Devon Thomas  |  11.17.2016

“I’m shooting in my hometown, that’s pretty thrilling,” says Claire Danes, who stars as Carrie Mathison at the start of a three-minute featurette going behind the scenes of Showtime’s Homeland, which premieres January 15.

The featurette spotlights Mathison’s character, a CIA agent who is bipolar. At the end of last season, Carrie was in Berlin trying to thwart an attack. In this season, the heroine moves to New York and creates a law firm that advocates on behalf of wrongfully accused Muslims.

The new season is being filmed in New York City, and will pick up a matter of months after the season-five climax, comprising the days between the election and the new president’s inauguration.

“There’s an electricity in New York, there’s an energy here, this is one of the epicenters of the world,” says actor Mandy Patinkin who plays Saul Berenson in the series.

“The pace is not going to get any slower,” says Danes about the sixth season, “the questions aren’t going to get any simpler and the characters aren’t going to get any less complex.”

Homeland also stars Rupert Friend, F. Murray Abraham and Elizabeth Marvel. Guest stars include Hill Harper, Robert Knepper, Patrick Sabongui and Dominic Fumusa.

RELATED: Carrie Mathison Hits New York In Gripping ‘Homeland’ Season-Six Trailer

← Back

New from Daily Brief

Dave Navarro Performs ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ In 'Ink Master: Shop Wars'
Guitarist hosts as tattoo shops battle it out in ninth season starting June 6.
TNT’s ‘Will’ Explores The Frenzied World of Young William Shakespeare
Elizabethan-era period drama premieres Monday, July 10.
Sinclair Buying Bonten Stations for $240 Million
Announces deal day after FCC lifts ownership cap.
Telemundo Internacional Leads NBCUniversal’s South American Expansion
Channel’s original soap operas are driving NBCUniversal International Network’s growth in Argentina and other countries in the region.
Telemundo Internacional lidera la expansión sudamericana de NBCUniversal
Las novelas originales están haciendo crecer los canales de NBCUniversal en Argentina y otros países de la región.
HOT SPOT: Tracing 'The White Princess''s Complicated Family Tree
House Lancaster -- now Tudor -- continues warring with House York as Henry VII assumes the throne of England.
Apr 27
PromaxGAMES: The Summit 2017
Apr 27
PromaxGAMES Awards 2017
Jun 5
The Conference 2017
Jun 8
PromaxBDA Promotion, Marketing and Design North America Awards 2017
Jun 8
PromaxBDA Promotion, Marketing and Design Global Excellence Awards 2017
Jun 19
Station Summit 2017
SMP AdvertisementPower Your Career Advertisement