‘Homeland’ To Move Filming From Charlotte To South Africa For New Season

Source: Théoden Janes /  Charlotte Observer

The number of Claire Danes sightings in Charlotte will be way, way down this year.

After spending its first three seasons shooting primarily around here, Showtime’s popular TV series “Homeland” – which stars Danes as brilliant but troubled CIA agent Carrie Mathison – is moving for its upcoming season to South Africa, the cable television network announced Friday.

“We’ve been so lucky to work with one of the best crews in the business for the last three seasons in Charlotte,” “Homeland” showrunner and executive producer Alex Gansa said in a statement.

Since production on the pilot began here in 2011, various locations in North Carolina have stood in for various locations in the northern Virginia area.

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