The series tells the story of a CIA operative who investigates an American soldier who has returned home after being missing in action for several years. While the man, Sgt. Nick Brody, attempts to readjusting to life back home, Carrie Anderson (Claire Danes) obtains intel that he may have been turned by Al-Qaeda and sent home as a sleeper terrorist.
Baccarin will play Jessica Brody, the wife of the soldier, described by the network as a major role. (The role was originally played by Laura Fraser in the show’s pilot.)
Homeland also stars Claire Danes, Damian Lewis, and Mandy Patinkin, and premieres this fall on Showtime. The pedigree for the writers and producers include Dexter and 24. Watch a teaser trailer for the show below.