Showtime's new TV series Homeland isn't supposed to air until October 2nd, but the network released the full pilot episode today for everyone to see, and it's definitely worth checking out. The show was written and produced by 24's Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa.
Homeland is a new thriller that stars Damian Lewis as a soldier who returns home after spending years as a P.O.W. in Iraq. Claire Danes plays a CIA agent/analyst who's convinced the soldier is now collaborating with terrorists.
Here's the synopsis:
Who's the hero – who's the threat? When MIA Marine Sgt. Nicholas Brody returns home to a hero's welcome after eight years in enemy confinement, brilliant but volatile CIA agent Carrie Mathison isn't buying his story. She believes that Brody has been turned and is now working for Al Qaeda. What follows is a dangerous game of cat and mouse with nothing short of American national security at stake. Claire Danes, Damian Lewis and Mandy Patankin star in the provocative, suspenseful new Showtime Original Series HOMELAND.
This series looks like it's going to be awesome. I loved this first episode, and can't wait to see more! Check it out!