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Laila Robins, Corey Stoll Join Showtime’s ‘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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