Homeland Season 8: Homeland is making a comeback to the screen after an agonizingly long gap of almost 2 years. Initially, season 8 web series was planned for a June 2019 release but due to production delays that never happened. The news about the eighth season of Homeland came with a piece of heart-breaking news for thriller fans.
This will be the last season for the series. Homeland is based on the widely popular Israeli show ‘Prisoners of War’. Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa have taken the onus to produce the spy-thriller series.
In the seventh season, we saw Carrie captured by a Russian national. Claire got a green signal to home in a prisoner exchange seven months after her capture. The capture has lasting impacts on her health. Moreover, her memory was in a bad state. She couldn’t even remember her mentor.
Homeland Season 8 Plot & Story
There will be a total of 12 episodes in the farewell season, with most of the shooting done in Morocco. In the opening scenes, we will find Carrie Mathison (Danes) who has still not recovered from the confinement she had been to in Russia. Claire’s memory is still to recover back to normal which id bothering the newly appointed National Security Advisor to the newly ascendant President Warner, Saul.
Ending foreign wars is the top priority of the government and in sequence, Saul is sent to Afghanistan. To indulge in peace negotiations with the Taliban. Furthermore, He is packed with all sorts of ammunition, warlords and mercenaries, zealots and spies.
The idea is to wrap up everything peacefully still you cannot predict anything about the Taliban, can you?
Saul knows that Carrie will be an asset to the mission consequently He requests her to accompany the troops for one final time.
Homeland Season 8 Cast & Crew
Claire Danes will appear in the role of CIA officer Carrie Mathison in the series. Who in the opening scenes tries to recover from the confinement she suffered. Mandy Patinkin plays the all-important role of Saul Berenson in the series.
Talking about others, we have Maury Sterling playing Max Piotrowski, Linus Roache as David Wellington. Then Costa Ronin will play Yevgeny Gromov, Numan Acar features as Haissam Haqqani. Moreover, we have the Indian star Nimrat Kaur as Tasneem Qureshi.
Homeland Season 8 Release Date
The eighth season which is also the farewell season for Homeland will release on February 9, 2020. The eighth season will premier on Showtime. All the 12 episodes of season 8 are planned to release at a stretch.