Mandy Patinkin cast in Claire Danes’ Showtime pilot.
Mandy Patinkin might be heading back to a regularly scheduled TV gig: Showtime confirms that Patinkin has been cast in the pilot for Homeland, starring Claire Danes. The show centers on an American soldier who returns to the United States after several years as a prisoner of war in Iraq. Danes plays a CIA officer convinced that the soldier may actually be connected to Al-Qaeda, and Patinkin will play Saul, Danes’ boss and mentor.

Mandy Patinkin cast in Claire Danes’ Showtime pilot.

Mandy Patinkin might be heading back to a regularly scheduled TV gig: Showtime confirms that Patinkin has been cast in the pilot for Homeland, starring Claire Danes. The show centers on an American soldier who returns to the United States after several years as a prisoner of war in Iraq. Danes plays a CIA officer convinced that the soldier may actually be connected to Al-Qaeda, and Patinkin will play Saul, Danes’ boss and mentor.