'Homeland' Adds Laila Robins, Corey Stoll for Season 4

Robins boards as a series regular, while "The Strain" star Stoll will guest-star.
AP Images
Laila Robins and Corey Stoll

Showtime is firming up the ranks for Homeland's next season.

The Claire Danes starrer has enlisted Laila Robins (Bored to Death) and The Strain star Corey Stoll for season four, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

PHOTOS: TV Shows That Have Killed Off Major Characters

Robins will be a series regular and play Martha Boyd, the U.S. ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, who is professional and put-together, with a ship-to-ship voice and the personality to match. Stoll will guest-star as Sandy Bachman, the CIA chief of station in Pakistan and a rising star in the agency's firmament.

Robins' credits include In Treatment, The Sopranos and Damages as well as features Side Effects, The Good Shepherd and Planes, Trains and Automobiles. She's repped by Paradigm.

STORY: 'Homeland's' Damian Lewis on Brody's Brutal End and Viewers' Reactions

House of Cards alum Stoll next toplines FX's Guillermo del Toro/Carlton Cuse vampire drama The Strain, which debuts in July. His credits include The Normal Heart and Law & Order: L.A. He's repped by UTA and Suskin Management.

Production on season four will begin this month in Cape Town, South Africa. Homeland returns in the fall on Showtime.

Email: Lesley.Goldberg@THR.com
Twitter: @Snoodit