If the slew of cryptic teasers have left you wondering where the second season of Showtime’s intense drama Homeland will pick up when the show returns on September 30th, then you’ll want to check out Maureen Ryan’s new interview with co-executive producer Alex Gansa over on HuffPost TV. Among the interesting spoilers that he offers on what’s next for he show’s two main characters, Carrie Mathison and Nicholas Brody (so stop reading now if you don’t want to know!):
“We pick up the second season six months later. Carrie has had, for the first time in her life, the benefit of professional help for her disease… She will have been in the care of a psychiatrist for six months. She will have undergone a series of these ECT therapies… she will be in a place where she is centered and quiet and together in a way that we haven’t seen her before… Brody, on the other hand, he is going to be a congressman as the season opens. His seat is vacated through the scandal, and he was appointed by the governor into that seat for a temporary period of time until the election.”
We can’t wait! Head over to HuffPost TV to read the full interview, which includes Gansa’s reaction to finding out that Homeland was President Obama’s favorite show and which major character was almost killed off in the show’s first season.