‘Homeland’ Racks Up 9 Emmy Nominations
As expected, Showtime’s hit series Homeland – filmed in Charlotte, North Carolina – is now officially a lead contender for this year’s Emmy Awards, with a total of nine nominations announced this morning, while native North Carolinians Julianne Moore and Michael C. Hall were also recognized with acting nods of their own.
The freshman season of Homeland received nominations for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for Claire Danes, and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for Damian Lewis, as well as directing, writing, casting, editing, theme music, and sound mixing nominations in a ceremony held in Los Angeles, CA this morning.
Lewis will be up against Raleigh, North Carolina native Michael C. Hall, who was also received an Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama nomination for his own Showtime series Dexter.
Fayetteville, North Carolina native Julianne Moore was also honored this morning with a Best Actress in a Miniseries or Movie nomination for her portryal of former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin in the HBO original film Game Change.
The 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will be presented live on ABC on September 23.
You can watch the new trailer for Homeland season 2 in the player below!
Starring Claire Danes (My So Called Life, Romeo + Juliet), Damien Lewis (Your Highness, Dreamcatcher), Morena Baccarin (NBC’s V), and Zuleika Robinson (ABC’s Lost), Homeland already won the 2012 Golden Globe for Best Drama in January.
Currently in production in Charlotte, NC, season 2 of Homeland and season 7 of Dexter both premiere on Showtime on Sunday, September 30.
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