Stephen Rea, Lindsay Duncan and Janet McTeer will join Maggie Gyllenhaal in new BBC2 drama The Honourable Woman.
The seven-part series is written by Hugo Blick, who penned The Shadow Line, and will also star Katherine Parkinson, Lubna Azbal and Andrew Buchan.
Other actors in the cast of almost 100 include Tobias Menzies and Igal Naor.
The Honourable Woman is a co-production between Drama Republic, Eight Rooks Productions and the Sundance Channel.
It will be broadcast next year.