This fall when Homeland returns to debut it’s third season, we may be seeing less of the (maybe or maybe not) world’s most wanted terrorist, Nicolas Brody.
At the end of season two, we saw Brody, played by Damian Lewis, absolutely fall into some unfortunate events. His car blew up, killing at least 200 people, and he was then blamed by Carrie (Clare Danes) again for being a terrorist and continuing to carry out the lead bad guy’s, Abu Nazir, plans. After that, Brody’s confession video of his attempted suicide bombing in season one is leaked on the news by Al Qaeda. Believing that he is still innocent, Carrie attempts to help Brody skip town and jump the border to Canada.
With Brody being one of the world’s most wanted people, he will be on the run and hiding. Which is exactly what executive producer and writer Alex Gansa says. Gansa told the LA Times, “He is the most wanted man on the planet. By definition, he’s going to be hiding somewhere. And if he’s hiding, that limits what he can do.”
Gansa also briefly discusses the intense and very different relationship between Brody and Carrie. A lot of people thought that perhaps Brody wouldn’t make it out of season two alive, but Gansa says it was not his time to go and believes there is still a lot of story to tell between the two.
Though Brody may be scarce at times during the next season, there are still many things that raise questions and concerns. Saul’s constant sketchiness? What will happen with Brody’s family now that he’s on the run? How will they react? What will happen with Carrie since she fled with Brody? And will it turn out that Brody is indeed still involved in certain terrorist activities? So many questions and hopefully we can all get some answers when the show returns to Showtime on September 29 of this year.