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Oscar Winner Joins Showtime's 'Homeland' TheWrap

An Oscar-winning actor is joining the Showtime drama series “Homeland,” TheWrap.com reports. Cast in a recurring role is F. Murray Abraham.

Abraham will play an intelligence operative named Dar Adul, who works in the CIA's Special Activities Division.

The actor, who won an Oscar for his role as Antonio Salieri in the 1984 movie "Amadeus," recently appeared on FX's "Louie" as the main character's Uncle Excelsior.

He also appears in the pilot of ABC's "Beauty and the Beast," playing Cyril.

f-murray-abraham.jpgF. Murray Abraham