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Mandy Patinkin Joins Claire Danes in Showtime Pilot from '24' Alumni THR

Mandy Patinkin has signed up for a high profile Showtime pilot, reports The Hollywood Reporter.

According to the article, Patinkin, the former "Criminal Minds" star, "He joins previously announced Claire Danes, who plays CIA officer Carrie Anderson, and will fill the role of Saul, a veteran CIA Division Chief who is Carrie’s boss and mentor. "Homeland," a Fox 21 production, is loosely based on Gideon Raff’s Israeli television series Prisoners of War, and will be executive produced by Raff, 24’s Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa (24, The X-Files).