A television pilot is in the works for Showtime starring Claire Danes and Damian Lewis.
Claire Danes and Damian Lewis to star in Homeland pilot on Showtime
By Christine Nyholm, Examiner.com January 4, 2011
Damian Lewis will play U.S. Marine [Sergeant] Scott Brody - a POW who was missing in Iraq for nearly a decade - who miraculously returns home. Carrie Anderson (Claire Danes) is a driving CIA officer is suspicious of Brody and becomes convinced that the national hero may [be] connected to an Al Qaeda plot. Mandy Patinkin plays Saul, a CIA division chief who is Carrie's boss and mentor.