Tracy Letts Will Be Series Regular on Showtime's "Homeland"; Amy Morton and More Also Join Cast

Tracy Letts, who was nominated for a 2013 Tony Award for his performance in Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf?, will be a series regular on the upcoming third season of Showtime's "Homeland," according to

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Tracy Letts (Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN)

Letts will play the role of Sen. Andrew Lockhart. Also joining the cast for the third season are his Virginia Woolf co-star Amy Morton, Joanna Merlin ( Solomon's Child), Nazanin Boniadi ("Iron Man") and Lawrence Clayton ( Bells Are Ringing). 

Rupert Friend and Jackson Pace will return to the series' third season, which will premiere Sept. 29 on Showtime.

"Homeland" also features stage stars Claire Danes ( Pygmalion), Damian Lewis ( Hamlet), F. Murray Abraham ( Mauritius) and Mandy Patinkin ( Evita).