'Homeland's' Navid Negahban talks Abu Nazir, backlash and 'history-making' Season 2 finale

"Homeland's" shocking second-season finale (airing Dec. 16) "will make television history," promises co-star Navid Negahban. As the spy thriller's biggest bad, Abu Nazir, we take his warnings very seriously. Spoilers ahead... "It will be something you have never seen before," says Negahban, whose character was killed in Sunday night's "In Memoriam." Negahban has made history himself as one of TV's most terrifying villains -- a terrorist so formidable that he called Osama bin Laden a coward. Although Abu Nazir's death isn't a huge surprise, that didn't make his exit any easier for the actor, who got the bad news at the Season 2 premiere. "I sensed that everyone was kind of shying away from me and trying to avoid eye contact," he recounts with a laugh. "I knew that something was cooking there. So I [asked showrunner] Alex Gansa, 'Do I have to look for a job for next season?' [And he said], 'Who told...

Homeland Season 2 Episode 11 “In Memoriam”

Homeland  “In Memoriam” Season 2 episode 11 airs Sunday Dec 9, 2012 at 10pm et/pt Episode Synopsis : Carrie’s hunt for Nazir continues, but she suspects something’s amiss inside the Agency, while interrogation reveals  Roya’s true colors. Meanwhile, unexpected circumstances put Saul’s career in jeopardy. Read More...

'Homeland' Video Preview 'The Mother****er With a Turban': Will Nazir Get Away?

Where does Homeland go from here? Last Sunday, Carrie was captured and went face-to-face with Abu Nazir, who let her go in order to get Brody's assistance. The Congressman reluctantly at first helped Nazir with his plan, but quickly drew satisfaction from killing Vice President Walden.