Laila Robins, Corey Stoll Join Showtime’s ‘Homeland’

Laila Robins Corey Stoll Homeland

Showtime and Fox 21’s CIA spy thriller “Homeland” has two new recruits.

“In Treatment’s” Laila Robins will be a series regular in the upcoming season, playing Martha Boyd, the type A United States ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Meanwhile, Corey Stoll (“House of Cards”) will guest star as Sandy Bachman, the CIA chief of station in Pakistan and a rising star in the agency’s firmament.

The fourth season of “Homeland” bows this fall. Filmed in Cape Town, South Africa, it will find Claire Danes’ Carrie Mathison assigned to one of the most volatile and dangerous CIA stations in the Middle East. Mandy Patinkin, Rupert Friend and Nazanin Boniadi will also return.

Produced by Fox 21, the series is based on the original Israeli series “Prisoners of War” by Gideon Raff and was developed for American television by Alex Gansa and Howard Gordon. Along with Gansa, Gordon and Raff, the executive producers for season four are Alexander Cary, Chip Johannessen, Meredith Stiehm, Avi Nir and Ran Telem.

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  1. Mr. Imran says:

    I loved this show. But seeing the ideology they’re stuck to, as Omar said, they’re gonna make every aspect of “the islamic republic” of Pakistan look as if it were there just to support the backward agenda of the radical “islamist” regimes. Hopefully they’ll grow some sense out and not show the brainwashed version that everyone gets to see of Pakistan every day on CNN, Fox, or even NY Times. It sure as hell would make it more realistic, educative, and exciting to watch, but as for what they’d want to show of a muslim world of an Israeli series … meh.

  2. omz says:

    wow. i can’t wait for the producers of homeland to muck this up again, and obviously make pakistan look like a country where every member of the 180 million strong population is a super-fundamentalist, terrorist.

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