‘Homeland’ season 3 spoilers: Exec spills on filming, production dates, and more

HomelandWhat is coming up on “Homeland” season 3? While it’s still far too early to really answer that question in full, the show’s co-creator and executive producer is at least being kind enough now to give a few general details, in addition to sharing just when production is in part going to begin in a familiar location.

As you may have known already, the series goes a little bit off of the traditional Hollywood beaten path in that it shoots in Charlotte, North Carolina; and with that in mind, Alex Gansa informs the local paper the Observer that they will probably be back in the city the final week in May. It’s possible still they could film in another country or location first (as was the case in season 2), so stay tuned on that. Gansa also said that he and the writers sat down for their first meeting earlier in the week, and they are not really far enough for any significant progress to be made (save for the news that Diego Klattenhoff will not be returning as a series regular).

Gansa also shared what he feels is the overall vision for the story, which may be useful for some of you curious as to whether he sees the show more as a story about fighting terrorism, or a love story between Carrie and Brody:

“In terms of a very long-term plan, I guess all I can say is that Carrie Mathison and Saul Berenson are CIA agents whose job is to keep the world safe from terrorism. So there’s a built-in franchise to the show. But, for example, how long Nick Brody is a character, that’s an open question right now.”

Get ready to be waiting for a while before some more major details are dropped, and it will probably be at least a month before some new parts are cast (or even announced, for that matter).

If you want to read some more about Damian Lewis’ future on the show, all you have to do is click here.

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