Nazanin Boniadi

Homeland star Nazanin Boniadi has joined the cast of Scandal in a recurring role, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

Boniadi's character is being kept under wraps, but she will debut on the show's Feb. 27 midseason return and recur through the end of the season, according to The Hollywood Reporter, which first reported the news.

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Boniadi most recently played analyst Fara Sherazi during Homeland's third season. Her other TV credits also include How I Met Your Mother, 24, Grey's Anatomy and General Hospital.

Scandal returns on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 10/9c on ABC. Who do you think Boniadi is playing?