Homeland's First Season 6 Trailer Brings the Action to New York City

Watch the first new footage from the series

By Jean Bentley Nov 04, 2016 9:27 PMTags

Homeland is back on home soil for season six as the action moves to New York City, and Showtime has released the first trailer for the new season.

The new footage shows quick snippets of everyone's lives in the Big Apple, plus an ominous hint at what's in store for Carrie (Claire Danes): her biggest enemy might be on the same side. "I don't think you understand how vulnerable you are," F. Murray Abraham's Dar Adal tells her in a clip toward the end of the trailer. "I don't think you do," she shoots back.

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Season six moves the action from Europe to the Big Apple, and takes place in the period of time between Election Day and Inauguration Day.

"It's an interesting time," said showrunner Alex Gansa. "A transition and transfer of power is happening. In that 72 days, we're hopefully going to tell an interesting story. Whether the president is male or female, it's going to be a very interesting character." Homeland's president elect is a woman who's "a little bit Hillary Clinton, a little bit Donald Trump, a little bit Bernie Sanders."

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According to Showtime's official description, season six picks up a few months after Carrie thwarted a terrorist attack in Berlin. She's living in Brooklyn and working at a foundation that provides aid to Muslims living in the U.S., and the entire season will take place in the time period Gansa specified.

"It's a strange, transitional time in the halls of government filled with anxiety and different competing interests, where a very fragile and complex transfer of power takes place between the outgoing president and the incoming president-elect," the description reads.

Homeland, which has already been renewed for a seventh and eighth season (!), will premiere on Sunday, Jan. 15 on Showtime.