The 'Homeland' Final Season Trailer Promises the "Ending of a War"


by Gregory Lawrence

'I cannot betray Saul,' insists Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) in the new trailer for Homeland final season. Indeed, as Showtime long-running spy action-drama has moved through eight seasons of suspense, it moved Danes' troubled CIA agent from a relatively contained chamber drama about a potentially corrupted American soldier into all kinds of globe-trotting, morally ambiguous adventures. And President Warner (Beau Bridges) promises the 'ending of a war.

' Against his better judgment, Carrie mentor Saul (Mandy Patinkin) is asking her to help with fraught negotiations in Afghanistan with the Taliban -- despite the fact that she dealing with all kinds of PTSD after spending a miserable time in a Russian gulag.

Naturally, the duo deals with all kinds of suspense-fueled double crosses, betrayals, guns pulled, and complicated geopolitical politics. The new season also features returning stars Maury Sterling, Nimrat Kaur, Numan Acar, Linus Roache, and Costa Ronin.

Homeland eighth and final season premieres on Showtime February 9. Plus, Homeland ai not the only Showtime mainstay ending: RIP Ray Donovan. But fear not: The first trailer for Penny Dreadful: City of Angels looks dope as heck.

Published on January 15, 2020
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