Published On: Wed, Sep 17th, 2014

‘Homeland’ season 4 preview: Filming in South Africa, Claire Danes insight and the real ‘hot spot’

Showtime’s award-winning drama Homeland returns in October and a new featurette takes fans behind-the-scenes as star Claire Danes talks about the fourth sesaon, filming in Washington D.C., Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Variety first reported  first look behind the scenes at production of Homeland while filming in South Africa, which serves as the shooting location for Washington D.C., Islamabad and Kabul this year.

In the video, Danes begins by discussing the “reimagining” of the show and how the writers met with the CIA to better understand “what is the real hot spot.”

Joined by co-star Mandy Patinkin, Executive Producers Lesli Linka Glatter and Michael Klick, Danes et al discuss the challenges, making the show authentic and working in South Africa. The production value and attention to detail is truly interesting and impressive.

The show returns with a full two hours as Damian Lewis (Brody) is gone and a new era begins for the popular show. Danes and Patinkin are joined by Rupert Friend, Corey Stoll, Laila Robins, Suraj Sharma, Nazanin Boniadi , Raza Jaffrey and Numan Acar.

Homeland‘s fourth season premieres Oct. 5 at 9 p.m. on Showtime.


Check out some of the top Homeland stories on The Dispatch HERE

For the main TV News pagecheck it out HERE

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Deadline summarizes: season 4: “At the end of last season Carrie, pregnant with the late Brody’s (Damian Lewis) baby, along with her mentor Saul Berenson (Mandy Patinkin), brought a significant and much-needed win for the agency and country at large. Season 4 will find Carrie assigned to one of the most volatile and dangerous CIA stations in the Middle East where she is back on the front lines in the war on terror.”

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  1. Corey Stoll on his ‘Homeland’ season 4 role - The Global Dispatch says:

    […] a recent featurette, fans learned that South Africa was transformed into Pakistan, Afghanistan and Washington […]

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