Scottish actress Laura Fraser has snapped up the leading role in Showtime's drama pilot Homeland, reports to Deadline. Plus, In Treatment's Dane DeHaan will have a recurring role on HBO's vampire drama True Blood, while Rebecca Wisocky is set for a key guest spot in the fourth season premiere.
Homeland centers on Marine Sergeany Scott Brody, who returns home eight years after going missing in Iraq, and Carrie Anderson (Claire Danes), a driven CIA officer who suspects he might be plotting an attack on America. Laura Fraser will play Jessica Brody, Scott Brody's smart, strong wife. Production on the pilot, whose cast also includes Mandy Patinkin, is slated to begin Jan. 10 in Charlotte, N.C.
On True Blood, Dane DeHaan will play Timbo, one of the teens Jason (Ryan Kwanten) takes care of in Hotshot. Rebecca Wisocky will play Queen Mab, who is described as an elegant beauty who presides over a fantasy land and also has a temper.