Moran Atias

FX's 'Tyrant': Middle Eastern Drama From 'Homeland' Producers Casts First Leads

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 25, 2013 04:32 PM
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FX's buzzworthy Middle Eastern drama 'Tyrant' made a few waves recently when acclaimed 'Life of Pi' director Ang Lee dropped out of helming the pilot, only to be replaced with David Yates of the 'Harry Potter' franchise, but now some casting news has finally emerged from the series. Actors Mehdi Dehbi and Moran Atias ('Crash,' 'White Collar') have joined the series in regular roles, but what do they reveal about the 'Tyrant' story?