Showtime has set a premiere date for the next season of “Homland,” but be aware, you still have a few more months of waiting ahead of you. The network confirmed today that the seventh season of the Emmy and Golden Globe winning hit drama will begin on Sunday, February 11th. So if you don’t have any Valentine’s Day plans, you can spend the night catching up with your favorite drama. If you’re not seeing “Fifty Shades Freed” that is.
Starring Emmy, Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe winner Claire Danes and Emmy and Tony winner Mandy Patinkin, the cast of series regulars also includes returning actors Elizabeth Marvel, Linus Roache, Maury Sterling and Jake Weber, and joining the cast this season is acclaimed actor Morgan Spector (Boardwalk Empire). The network’s top-rated drama series, “Homeland” is currently filming in Richmond, Virginia.
At the end of last season, following an assassination attempt on her life, President Keane (Marvel) broke her promise to Carrie (Danes) by arresting 200 members of the intelligence community without bringing charges against them, including Saul Berenson (Patinkin). As season seven begins, Carrie has left her job in the White House and moved back to D.C. and is living with her sister Maggie (Amy Hargreaves) to take on the Keane administration and secure the release of the 200. Showtime released a quick teaser-trailer for the new season on YouTube, fans of the series can watch that video below.
Produced by Fox 21 Television Studios for SHOWTIME, HOMELAND was developed for American television by Alex Gansa and Howard Gordon, and is based on the original Israeli series Prisoners of War by Gideon Raff. Along with Gansa and Gordon, the executive producers for season seven will be Chip Johannessen, Lesli Linka Glatter, Patrick Harbinson, Claire Danes, Michael Klick, Ron Nyswaner, Gideon Raff, Avi Nir and Ran Telem.