Hill Harper (CSI: NY, Covert Affairs) and Patrick Sabongui (The Flash, The Art Of More) have been tapped for major recurring roles on the sixth season of Showtime’s CIA drama Homeland, TVWise has learned.
Set to premiere in January, the new season of Homeland will be set in New York City and will focus on the “delicate transfer of power” that occurs in the interregnum period between election day in November and the inauguration on January 20th.
Harper will play the incoming president’s chief of staff, while Sanongui is set as a CUNY law professor and advocate for the Muslim-American community. The duo are the latest additions to Homeland after Elizabeth Marvel previously joined the cast as the new President-elect Elizabeth Keane.
They will be joined by a number of returning cast members including Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, F. Murray Abraham and Rupert Friend. Homeland is produced by Fox 21 Television Studios, with Howard Gordon, Alex Gansa, Chip Johannessen, Lesli Linka Glatter, Patrick Harbinson, Michael Klick, Gideon Raff, Avi Nir and Ran Telem serving as the executive producers.