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'Homeland' Casts 'Life of Pi' Star Suraj Sharma for Season 4

June 6, 2014 (4:44 am) GMT
The title character depicter in the Ang Lee-directed movie joins the Showtime drama as a Pakistani medical student who crosses paths with Carrie Mathison.

"" adds another actor to its cast ensemble for season 4. The action thriller series has cast , who made his acting debut in Ang Lee's "", in recurring role as Aayan Ibrahim, a Pakistani medical student who crosses paths with Carrie Mathison (). Entertainment Weekly was the first to report the news of Sharma's casting.

Just a few days ago, the show tapped and Laila Robins to join the cast. The "" alum will guest star Sandy Bachman, the CIA chief of station in Pakistan who's a rising star within the agency, while Robins landed a series regular role 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."

"Homeland" will kick off production for season 4 later this month in Cape Town, South Africa for a fall premiere. The new season will likely see Carrie on a field mission after she took a job as chief of station in the Middle East.

After starring in the critically-acclaimed 3D film "Life of Pi", Sharma landed a role in "", a biopic about sports agent JB Bernstein who is portrayed by .

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