Homeland Adds Life of Pi Star

Homeland Season 4 Suraj Sharma

Life of Pi meets life of a spy?

Suraj Sharma — star of the acclaimed Ang Lee feature film — has landed a recurring role on Homeland Season 4.

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The New Delhi native will join Showtime’s CIA drama as Aayan Ibrahim, a Pakistani medical student who crosses paths with Claire Danes’ Carrie Mathison, Entertainment Weekly reports.

Sharma joins a fast-growing lineup of Homeland additions, including House of Cards‘ Corey Stoll and Bored to Death‘s Laila Robins. The actor currently can be seen starring alongside Jon Hamm in Disney’s Million Dollar Arm.

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Production on Homeland Season 4 begins in South Africa later this month.

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