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- Tuesday, Mar. 26, 2019
Hugh Dancy joins Claire Danes on final "Homeland" season
- NEW YORK (AP)
The final season of Showtime's "Homeland " will be a family project for Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy.
The network announced Tuesday that Dancy has signed on as a recurring character in the upcoming eighth season of the series which stars Danes, his wife of eight years.
He'll play a political consultant hired by the White House specializing in foreign policy. He's described as an adversary to Mandy Patinkin's character, who serves as National Security Adviser.
Danes' portrayal of a bipolar CIA agent obsessed with her job has earned her two Emmys and two Golden Globe awards. The series has also won a Golden Globe for best drama television series.
Dancy and Danes have two sons.
"Homeland" will return later this year.