As Homeland‘s Season 2 finale ended, things were not looking good for Sgt. Nicholas Brody (Damian Lewis). Publically outed as a terrorist, he went on the run, heading out of the country. As the world’s most wanted man, he will now be hunted by his adversary and sometime lover, CIA agent Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes).
So how will Brody fare in the upcoming Season 3 of hit series Homeland? Not well, as Lewis told reporters at Cannes on Tuesday.
“I think Homeland can go on forever. Whether Brody can go on forever is a different matter,” Lewis says. “We’ll just play each season as it comes. Writers write themselves into interesting positions, sometimes not wholly expected positions. So it’s a continuing surprise for everybody.”
While Lewis acknowledges that there could possibly be a Homeland without Brody, does he think the award-winning drama has an expiration date? “I know they won’t flog it,” he said. “I think once it stops being interesting they’ll leave it alone.”
Homeland Season 3 hasn’t started filming yet, but Showtime previously announced a September 29 premiere date. Lewis was at Cannes Film Festival to promote his new film The Silent Storm, a poetic romantic drama shooting this summer with co-star Andrea Riseborough.