• Claire Danes hopes Homeland character 'gets some relief'

    Famed for playing Carrie Mathison in popular American TV drama Homeland, actress Claire Danes has revealed she would love her character to have a "break" from all the hardships she faces. Appearing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Tuesday, the 37-year-old admitted she would like Carrie to get some relief soon - even if it's for just one episode in the upcoming seasons. "I'm always hoping for a little relief for Carrie," she confessed. "There's lots of crying but there is a lot of reasons for her to cry." STORY: Most surprising roles from the cast of Homeland She jokingly added: