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'Homeland' Adds Corey Stoll and Laila Robins for Season 4

June 4, 2014 (2:15 am) GMT
'House of Cards' alum Stoll will play a rising star in CIA, and Robins will star as the U.S. ambassador to Pakistan in upcoming season of the Showtime series.

"" has recruited two actors for season 4. , who starred on Netflix's "", lands a guest-starring role, while Laila Robins joins the show as a new series regular.

Stoll will play Sandy Bachman, the CIA chief of station in Pakistan who's a rising star within the agency. As for Robins, she will be seen as Martha Boyd, U.S. ambassador to Pakistan, who is described as "professional and put together, with a ship-to-ship voice and the personality to match."

Production for the new season will kick off later this month in Cape Town, South Africa as the show follows ' Carrie Mathison who has taken a job as chief of station in the Middle East.

Back in January at the TCA winter press tour, Showtime President David Nevins hinted that Carrie would be assigned on a field mission. "This is a show that is fundamentally about a field operative and we really haven't seen her. With the exception of the very beginning of season 1 and the end of season 3 - we haven't seen her out in the field operating," he said. "The likely plan for next season is that we'll see her on the ground in a foreign capital doing her job."

Stoll, who starred on the short-lived "", takes a lead role on FX's upcoming new series "", which is co-created by Guillermo del Toro. Robins' credits, meanwhile, include recurring roles on "", "" and "The Sopranos".

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