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Rupert Friend Joins ‘Homeland’ for Season 2

"Young Victoria" star Rupert Friend will play a CIA analyst on Showtime's terrorism drama "Homeland"

Rupert Friend has joined "Homeland" as a regular for its second season.

The "Young Victoria" star will play a straitlaced CIA analyst named Peter Quinn on the series.Getty Images

The terrorism drama, which stars Claire Danes as CIA officer Carrie Mathison and Damian Lewis as Marine sergeant/possible terrorist Nicholas Brody, returns for its second season on Sept. 30.

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Friend's upcoming big-screen projects include the Kat Dennings/Chad Michael Murray drama "Renee" and the comedy "Meet Me in Montenegro."

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Hollywood Reporter first reported the news.