'Homeland' Star Defends Passionate Plot: 'You Need a Little Love' (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)
Zuleikha Robinson says every spy thriller should have a healthy dose of romance.
Following an almost unanimously acclaimed freshman season, the Showtime espionage series left some critics disillusioned during its sophomore run. As accolades still rolled in at the Emmys and Golden Globes, many found fault in the narrative's focus on the ever-embroiled romantic relationship between CIA agent Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) and U.S. Marine turned anti-American terrorist, Nicholas Brody (Damian Lewis).
But at least one of Homeland's stars sees no issue in the pulling at heartstrings during the dramatic storyline.Celebuzz on the red carpet at Sunday's 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards. "I don’t know if I care about that."
Shrugging off the show's detractors, Robinson was ready to celebrate Homeland's three nominations at the SAG ceremony, where Danes ending up taking home the trophy for Best Actress in a TV Drama Series. "I’m really excited to be here," Robinson gushed. "It’s a pretty awesome event."
But getting glam for one of Hollywood's biggest nights was no easy feat for the actress. "It took me a long time because the zipper busted and I had to be sewn into it," Robinson said of her Gustavo Cadile gown. "So that added on another 40 minutes."
Homeland returns with Season Three on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 9/8c.