Jackson Pace, Mandy Patinkin, Claire Danes

Homeland co-star Mandy Patinkin knew he had a hit on his hands from the time he read the first script.

"I read the pilot script and I went, 'Oh my God, this stuff is wonderful, I can see the potential,'" he told TVGuide at the Golden Globe Awards. Co-star David Harewood echoed: "It's wonderful to be a part of something where you can't wait to read what's been written."

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