How Other Homeland Actors Seem to Be Playing Variations on Their Old Characters

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We've established that Claire Danes's Carrie on Homeland is secretly just Angela Chase all grown up. But as the show continues, it's becoming clear that Danes isn't the only one reviving one of her past characters. As tense and intriguing as Homeland is — very, on both counts — there's something strangely familiar about its players.

So far, the only Homeland regular who seems to be breaking away from his or her past work is Morena Baccarin, who plays Brody's wife. But who knows? There's still time for Jess to reveal herself as an evil lizard queen, à la V.