F. Murray Abraham Will Join the Cast of Showtime Drama "Homeland"
20 Sep 2012
Academy Award winner F. Murray Abraham has landed a recurring role on the Showtime drama series "Homeland," according to EW.com.
Later this season, Abraham will be appear as Dar Adul, who is described as "a brilliant intelligence operative in his 60-70s. He has worked all over the world for the Special Activities Division of the CIA."
"Homeland" also features stage stars Claire Danes (Pygmalion), Damian Lewis (Hamlet) and Mandy Patinkin (Evita).
Abraham, who won an Oscar for his performance in "Amadeus," has been seen on Broadway in Mauritius, Triumph of Love, A Month in the Country, Angels in America and Legend, among others.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.