'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...



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