Post by DizzyMissLizzie on Jul 1, 2012 5:15:51 GMT -5
'Homeland' Adds Rupert Friend as Series Regular for Season 2 (Exclusive)
He'll play a CIA analyst on the sophomore season of the Claire Danes-Damian Lewis Showtime drama.
The Showtime terrorism drama has enlisted Rupert Friend as a series regular for its upcoming sophomore season, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.
Friend, whose credits include 2005's Pride & Prejudice and 2009's The Young Victoria, will play Peter Quinn, a button-down CIA analyst who oversees a critical operation on the Claire Danes and Damian Lewis starrer.
The actor joins Lost's Zuleikha Robinson, who will recur as Roya Hammad, a Middle Eastern field journalist with ties to high-ranking terrorist Abu Nazir (Navid Negahban). Her path will cross with Brody (Lewis) when she delivers an ultimatum.
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Friend, who dated Keira Knightley from 2005-10, is repped by CAA and Independent Talent Group. He's currently on the Homeland set in Charlotte, N.C., shooting his first episode with the cast.
Homeland, which collected the Critics' Choice Award for best drama Monday, returns Sept. 30.
Post by DizzyMissLizzie on Jul 30, 2013 0:14:24 GMT -5
Claire Danes & Damian Lewis: 'Homeland' at Showtime Summer TCA Tour!
Claire Danes keeps it dressy while attending Showtime’s 2013 Summer Television Critics Association tour to promote her upcoming show Homeland at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Monday (July 29) in Beverly Hills, Calif.
The 34-year-old actress was joined by co-stars Damian Lewis and Rupert Friend.
“I watch a lot of confessionals on YouTube [from people who] are often up late at night, and have a desire to talk and no one to talk to, and that’s always very useful,” Claire shared (via Huffington Post) about her research for the show.