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Homeland Season 6 Will Feature a Woman President-Elect

Originally posted 06/08/2016 10:40AM

" A version of this article originally originally appeared on EW.com.

When Homeland returns for season 6, a woman will be headed to the White House – no matter which real-life candidate wins the election this fall.

Speaking at an event in New York on Tuesday night about the Showtime series, star Claire Danes revealed Homeland will have a female president-elect. Danes said the character won't necessarily be like Hillary Clinton, who locked up the Democratic nomination for president on Tuesday, but instead is "kind of a composite of all of the different candidates and a kind of – not rebellious necessarily – but she's challenging norms and is a little threatening for that reason." Danes added the character "gets along with Carrie Mathison pretty well."

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Damian Lewis Dishes on His Highest-Ranking Homeland Fans (Binge-Watch in the Oval Office, Anyone?)

Damian Lewis Dishes on His Highest-Ranking Homeland Fans (Binge-Watch in the Oval Office, Anyone?)

Originally posted 01/11/2016 05:05PM

It's been three years since Damian Lewis' Homeland character, Sgt. Nicholas Brody, met his untimely end on the show's third season – but he still hasn't forgotten his biggest fan, President Barack Obama.

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Claire Danes Is Crazy Good at Playing Pictionary with Jimmy Fallon

Originally posted 12/08/2015 10:05AM

If you're ever in a Pictionary pinch, you now know who to call – Claire Danes, of course!

While visiting The Tonight Show on Monday, the Homeland star, 36, teamed up with host Jimmy Fallon to challenge In the Heart of the Sea director Ron Howard and the show's announcer, Steve Higgins, to a competitive game of Pictionary.

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Claire Danes on Going Basically Bald for Beauty and What She Hides From Her Husband

Claire Danes on Going Basically Bald for Beauty and What She Hides From Her Husband

Originally posted 11/17/2015 02:05PM

The actress also opens up about her thoughts on body shaming, being "flawless" and more

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Claire Danes Talks Body Image: 'I've Wrestled with This My Whole Life'

Claire Danes Talks Body Image: 'I've Wrestled with This My Whole Life'

Originally posted 11/17/2015 02:00PM

Claire Danes is no stranger to body shaming, but the actress has learned how to rise above it all.

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Meet Homeland's Alexander Fehling, Who Plays Carrie's Hot New Man

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Meet Homeland's Alexander Fehling, Who Plays Carrie's Hot New Man

Originally posted 10/18/2015 09:00AM

Move over, Peter Quinn, there's a new man in Carrie Mathison's life.

Homeland fans met Alexander Fehling, who plays Carrie's (Claire Danes) new beau Jonas Happich, on the hit Showtime drama's fifth season premiere, and he's been setting hearts a-flutter ever since – all while having a great time.

"It's extraordinary fun," Fehling, 34, tells PEOPLE about joining the show and working opposite Danes.

The German-born actor, who first hit it big as a Staff Sgt. Wilhelm in Quentin Tarantino's 2009 film Inglorious Bastards, can only sing his costar's praises. "She's very sharp, she's very surprising, and she's very soulful," he says. "She's a very unique actress."

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Claire Danes Reveals the Homeland Spoiler the Cast Has Been Cracking Jokes About

Originally posted 10/04/2015 05:00PM

Carrie Mathison is back in action on Homeland Sunday.

Star Claire Danes says even though her character wants to live the quiet life after the explosive events of season 4, that isn't in the cards.

"She's out of the game. She's in the private sector, and she's working for a benevolent billionaire," Danes tells PEOPLE of where Homeland picks up Sunday.

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Homeland's Most Shocking Deaths: Prepare to Make a Carrie Mathison Cry Face

Originally posted 10/04/2015 03:00PM

The first four seasons of Homeland have been a wild ride.

Terrorist plots, unexpected betrayals and executions have made for a plethora of memorable goodbyes on the Showtime series.

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Claire Danes Wanted to Be Molly Ringwald 'Very Badly' as a Child

Originally posted 09/21/2015 12:10PM

Claire Danes' dream has been fulfilled.

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Fall TV Preview: 8 Returning Shows We Can't Wait to See Again

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Fall TV Preview: 8 Returning Shows We Can't Wait to See Again

Originally posted 09/01/2015 06:00AM

Small-screen favorites that have inspired us to clear our schedules

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