Homeland is a spy-fiction, psychological and political thriller television series. The series is loosely based on an Israeli series named Prisons of War created by Gideon Raff. The series has a total of 8 seasons with 12 episodes in each season making a total of 96 episodes. Homeland is produced by Fox 21.
The series is set in Virginia and Washington D.C. Therefore, it was shot around North Carolina for a similar atmosphere. Season two was filmed in Israel for two weeks. The first episode of the series was released on October 2, 2011. The official network for the Homeland series is SHOWTIME. The series is developed by Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa.
The interesting part of shooting this series was the cast and the crew used to meet ex-military, journalists, CIA, and other officers to discuss security issues faced by the nation which helped them in creating the plot. With this exercise, the actors came to know about their perspectives which helped them act better keeping them in their place.
The reviews of Homeland were very impressive. The first season was praised by the critics as well as the audience. Rotten Tomatoes gave it a rating of 100 out of 100. The second season also was appreciated well by everyone. Although the ratings started to decrease after every other season’s release. The performances by Damian Lewis and Claire Danes were applauded by everyone. The series got an overall rating of 8.3 out of 10 on IMDb with 89% of people liking the series on Google.
The last episode of the series was aired on April 26, 2020. The series was nominated for 9 awards in the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards, and it won six of them. The series also got many awards and nominations in the 69th Golden Globe Awards and the 70th Golden Globe Awards. Claire Danes and Damian Lewis also received many awards as Best Actress and Best Actor respectively for the same. The writing of the series, plot lines, and acting is commendable.
Homeland Season 9 Release Date
It was officially confirmed way long back that Homeland would have only 8 seasons. In September 2016, Gansa announced that the eighth season would be the last one of the Homeland series. There were several rumors that Netflix had given a license to renew Homeland for another season. But most probably there won’t be another season of the same.
|Name Of The Show||Homeland|
|Season Number||Season 9|
|Homeland Season 1 Release Date||2 October 2011|
|Homeland Season 9 Release Date||Canceled|
If ever another season of Homeland is released, it might not get released till the end of 2024 as no work has been started. Any announcements regarding the same are also not made by the officials.
The first episode of season 1 premiered on October 2, 2011, and the last episode was aired on December 18, 2011. The first episode of Season 2 aired on September 30, 2012, and the last episode was on December 16, 2012. The first episode of Season 3 was released on September 29, 2013, and the last episode aired on December 15, 2013.
The first episode of Season 8 i.e., the last season of the series aired on February 9, 2020, and the last episode aired on April 26, 2020.
Homeland Season 9 Story
The officials have confirmed that season 8 was the final season of the Homeland series.
The story revolves around Carrie, a CIA operations officer. Carries is suffering from bipolar disorder in the series. A terrorist named Abu Nazir is seen keeping Nicholas Brody hostage in his compound. Nicholas Brody was a U.S. Marine Sergeant. It is stated that he was missing since 2003. After him being found, he is declared a war hero.
Carrie does not believe this and suspects him to be a terrorist planning an attack in the United States. Brody wins Vice President Walden’s trust and becomes his running mate, still under Abu Nazir’s command. A terrorist attack takes place in Langley.
Carrie carries on working as a CIA officer in various places like Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, and Pakistan too. After many tries attempted by Carrie to not let any terrorist attack happen, her efforts go in vain resulting in Carrie no longer being an intelligence officer. She starts doing many charitable works like giving aid to all the Muslims living in the U.S.
Season 6 was successful in showing the election of the first female president, which was appreciated by the audience. President Keane ordered to arrest of 200 members belonging to the intelligence community. Carrie decides to rescue them. Saul is sent to the Taliban in Afghanistan to resolve all the issues there for which he takes the help of Carrie.
Homeland Season 9 Cast
There won’t be season 9 of Homeland as per the makers. As the story of Homeland has been concluded well in the last season. So, adding another season might result in just unwanted elongation of the story if the script is not powerful enough to engage the audience. If ever the makers decide to make another season of Homeland because of its reviews, it would have the same main cast. It might have some additions as well.
The main cast of Homeland includes Claire Danes as Carrie Mathison, Damian Lewis as Nicholas Brody, David Harewood as David Estes, Morena Baccarin as Jessica Brody, Diego Klattenhoff as Mike Faber, Morgan Saylor as Dana Brody, Jackson Pace as Chris Brody, Jamey Sheridan as William Walden, Mandy Patinkin as Saul Berenson, David Marciano as Virgil Piotrowski.
The cast also included Navid Negahban as Abu Nazir, Rupert Friend as Peter Quinn, Sarita Choudhury as Mira Berenson, F. Murray Abraham as Dar Adal, Tracy Letts as Senator Andrew Lockart, Nazanin Boniadi as Fara Sherazi, Laila Robins as Martha Boyd, Sebastian Koch as Otto During, Alexander Fehling as Jonas Hollander, Miranda Otto as Alison Carr, Sarah Sokolovic as Laura Sutton, Elizabeth Marvel as Elizabeth Keane, Linus Roache as David Wellington, Maury Sterling as Max Piotrowski, Jake Weber as Brett O’Keefe, Morgan Spector as Dante Allen, Nimrat Kaur as Tasneem Qureishi, Costa Ronin as Lieutenant Colonel Yevgeny Gromov, and Numan Acar as Haissam Haqqani.
Homeland Season 9 Trailer
There is no season 9 of Homeland, so a trailer of the same hasn’t been released. The audience liked the way the makers concluded the story in its last season, so if any further season is to be made it might not give justice to the existing seasons.
The trailer of the first season of Homeland was released 11 years back on April 9, 2011, on the official channel of Showtime on YouTube. The trailer of the first season was not that successful in engaging the audience. But the season was a big hit.
The trailers of Season 1, Season 2, and Season 7 had more views than all the other season’s trailers. The trailer for season 1 had a total of 3.5 million views which was the highest among all the other trailers. The trailer of the second season had a total of 1.1 million views and the trailer of the seventh season had a total of 1.5 million views which was the second highest among all the other trailers of the series.
The audience liked this show because it included many factors including paranoia, post-war trauma, bipolar disorders, fear, and manipulations too. The series is binge-worthy and also succeeded in engaging the audience. The audience could connect and relate with the characters of the series. Many viewers found the series to be very underrated. The first and the second season were the best among all the other seasons of the Homeland series.
Where To Watch Homeland Season 9 Online?
There is no season 9 of Homeland, so you can’t watch it anywhere online as of now.
Homeland aired on Showtime. All the seasons of Homeland can be watched or rented on The Roku Channel, Vudu, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, Showtime Anytime, Spectrum TV, SHOWTIME, or Apple TV. You can buy the series on Google Play Movies, Vudu, and Apple iTunes.
The series was available on Netflix earlier. But the streaming service has now pulled off Homeland from its site. None of the eight seasons are available on Netflix for any regions where it was available previously. The show was removed from Netflix on January 2022.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Will there be a season 10 Homeland?
No, there won’t be season 10 as the show was officially canceled after season 8.
2. How many episodes are there in series 9 of Homeland?
The last season had 12 episodes, but season 9 has been canceled.
3. How much did Claire Danes make for Homeland?
Claier Danes made $250,000 per episode.