Mirando Otto says she’s thrilled to have landed a role in hit US TV series Homeland, which will be filmed entirely in Berlin this season
Aussie actor Miranda Otto’s latest role as Allison Carr, the CIA’s Berlin station chief in hit US series Homeland, is a far cry from her character of warrior princess Éowyn in The Lord Of The Rings trilogy. Allison is just as stoic but far more real.
Otto, 47, joins Homeland alongside multi-award winners Claire Danes (Carrie Mathison on the show) and Mandy Patinkin (Saul Berenson) as the focus of the show moves to Berlin in season five. on this one. It’s so hard to think of what I can tell you and what I can’t (she jokes, CIA-style, ‘it’s classified’). She’s careerdriven, on a fantastic trajectory. Someone was asking me ‘is she Type A?’ I think to work in this business (the CIA) they pretty much have to be kind of type A. She’s very much on the front foot and she’s ballsy, definitely. She is very in control and very sure of what she’s doing. It’s a little daunting coming on to work with actors that you respect so much. At the beginning, it’s a little disarming. But at the same time, coming on to a show that
Miranda Otto plays CIA Berlin station chief Allison Carr in