Here’s the Two-Minute Drill, Deadline readers: Pete Hammond and Dominic Patten are, for the first time in Deadline’s history, going to review movies and TV shows for us and you. Every day, we’ll have another video review of the shows and movies that matter. In two minutes or less, Pete and Dominic will give you all you need to know about these shows. Today, we feature Dominic’s take on Homeland’s fourth season.
The Howard Gordon- and Alex Gansa-produced drama that won the Emmy for its freshman series is back with new characters and a familiar setting as its moves on without you-know-who. Claire Danes’ Carrie Matheson leaves her new baby stateside as she returns to the Middle East for another tour of duty with the CIA, but this time Mandy Patinkin’s Saul Berenson isn’t in charge. Deadline’s Dominic Patten says Sunday’s explosive two-part Season 4 opener plays like a cycle of 24, another covert-ops actioner from EP Gordon — and that’s not a bad thing.
stars two-time Emmy winner Danes, Patinkin, Rupert Friend, F. Murray Abraham, Sarita Choudhury, Tracy Letts, Nazanin Boniadi and series newcomers Corey Stoll
, Suraj Sharma and Laila Robins. It premieres with back-to-back episodes starting at 9 PM Sunday, October 5, on Showtime