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Mandy Patinkin will return to TV in Showtime's new drama pilot, Homeland, the network announced Wednesday.

The erstwhile Inigo Montoya and former Chicago Hope and Criminal Minds star will join Claire Danes on the project. Based on Gideon Raff's Israeli series Hatufim (Prisoners of War), Homeland will revolve around U.S. Marine Sergeant Scott Brody, who is found 10 years after going missing during the invasion of Baghdad.

Claire Danes eyeing lead role in Showtime's Homeland

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