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Matt Bomer Lands 'Warped' Role on 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

August 25, 2014 08:08:48

": Freak Show" has just added another acclaimed actor to its cast. , best known for playing Neal Caffrey on USA Network's "", has booked a guest-starring role in the new season of the FX series.

Breaking the news was none other than series creator Ryan Murphy. He said at EW's Emmy Party, "I try to get him to do everything for me. I sent him a text that said, 'First right of refusal, here's the role.' It's very...warped." He revealed that he had to work around the "amazing" actor's schedule as he's set to film "".

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'American Horror Story: Freak Show' New Teaser Shows Split Tongue

August 23, 2014 09:08:37

FX teases viewers with another promo for ": Freak Show". Continuing the freak fest, the video titled "Lick", which still offers no actual footage from the show, features a split tongue.

The fourth installment of the horror anthology series is set in Jupiter, Florida in 1952, when a troupe of curiosities has just arrived to town, coinciding with the strange emergence of a dark entity that savagely threatens the lives of townsfolk and freaks alike. The show will capture the story of the performers and their desperate journey of survival amidst the dying world of the American carny experience.

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'American Horror Story: Freak Show' Releases First Teaser and Official Description

August 21, 2014 08:08:08

": Freak Show" extends an invitation in its first teaser. The spooky video shows what looks like a creepy hand holding a ticket. "Step right up, the show is about to begin ...," so reads the caption of the video. Creator Ryan Murphy also tweeted a link to the video and wrote along with it, "Get your tickets now for the Freak Show. Coming in October."

According to the official description, " 'Freak Show' begins its tale in the quiet, sleepy hamlet of Jupiter, Florida. The year is 1952. A troupe of curiosities has just arrived to town, coinciding with the strange emergence of a dark entity that savagely threatens the lives of townsfolk and freaks alike. This is the story of the performers and their desperate journey of survival amidst the dying world of the American carny experience."

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'American Horror Story: Freak Show' Gets Premiere Date

August 16, 2014 01:08:02

FX has set the premiere date for ": Freak Show". The network has just announced that the new installment of the Ryan Murphy-created series will kick off Wednesday, October 8 at 10 P.M. ET/PT.

"Freak Show" is set in 1950s Juniper, FL, and centers around one of the last remaining freak shows of the time. From bearded ladies to Siamese twins, "Freak Show" features some of the series' most familiar faces.

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'American Horror Story: Freak Show' Adds the World's Smallest Woman Jyoti Amge

August 14, 2014 08:08:50

The World's Smallest Woman Jyoti Amge is the latest addition to ": Freak Show". The 20-year-old resident of Nagpur, India has joined the cast for the fourth season of the FX anthology series.

Series co-creator Ryan Murphy announced the news on Twitter, posting a photo of with her new co-star on Wednesday, August 13. "Jessica and our newest cast member Jyoti Amge...the world's smallest woman," he captioned the pic. Amge's role is not revealed yet.

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'American Horror Story: Freak Show' Hires Patti LaBelle

August 12, 2014 10:08:06

is the latest attraction added to ": Freak Show". The veteran singer has signed up to appear in four episodes of the fourth installment of the horror anthology series as the mother of 's character.

An insider tells TVLine that LaBelle's alter ego "is a local townsperson who begins to unravel the murderous secrets of Twisty the clown killer." The Grammy-winning singer, however, reportedly won't sing on the show.

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Ryan Murphy Has a Role for Neil Patrick Harris on 'American Horror Story'

July 19, 2014 09:07:57

While promoting his new film "", let it slip that he was secretly begging for an ": Freak Show" cameo. The Emmy Awards-winning actor has gotten a positive response from the show's creator Ryan Murphy.

Harris mentioned during an appearance on EW Radio that he asked Murphy in a letter whether he could take part in the new season of the FX show. "I wrote a letter to Ryan asking if I can be in it, even though I wasn't even available to be in it," he admitted, adding "He hasn't responded. ... I just love those series. 'Coven' was fantastic. To do one that involves any kind of freak, circus nonsense is going to be so unsettling to watch, can't wait."

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Ryan Murphy Shares Picture From 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' Set

July 18, 2014 04:07:51

Ryan Murphy has shared a sneak peek from the set of ": Freak Show". On Thursday, July 17, he took to Twitter to post a creepy photo of conjoined twins Dot and Bettie from the back. "Dot and Bette's first day," so he wrote in caption of the picture.

, who has starred in the first three installments of the anthology series, plays both characters using a mix of practical physical effects make-up and CGI. She first teased it with a picture when announcing the roles she's going to play in a tweet last month.

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Wes Bentley Cast on 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

July 09, 2014 01:07:28

Actor is going to show his dark side on ": Freak Show". Bentley, who also appeared in "American Beauty" and "", will play Eddie, a dark tormentor from ' past who is seeking revenge, TV Line reports.

The next season of "American Horror Story" is set in Jupiter, Florida in the 1950s. Also starring , , , and , it will center on freak shows in the U.S. Bentley will appear in the two-part Halloween episode which are tentatively scheduled to air on October 21 and 28 on FX.

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Sarah Paulson Reveals 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' Character With Twitter Picture

June 13, 2014 08:06:35

's character on ": Freak Show" has been revealed. Sharing the tidbit was none other than the actress herself who tweeted a glimpse at a two-headed character she would play.

"So excited to be playing Bette AND Dot this season. Two heads are better than one!" so she captioned the picture. It appears that Bette and Dot are siamese twins who likely become an attraction at the 1950s Florida freak show.

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'Fantastic Four' Star Michael Chiklis Cast on 'American Horror Story' Season 4

March 29, 2014 12:03:00

has been added to the cast line-up of ": Freak Show". The actor made a surprise appearance at PaleyFest on Friday, March 28 where series creator Ryan Murphy announced his casting.

Murphy said Chiklis, who portrayed the Thing in the 2000s' "" film series, "is playing Evan [Peter's] father and he will be ' ex-husband." The writer didn't share more details of the character, but the 50-year-old actor gushed that he's "terrified" when Murphy pitched the piece to him.

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'American Horror Story' Season 4 Subtitle and Logo Revealed

March 25, 2014 09:03:18

"" season 4 has got a subtitle. Series creator Ryan Muprhy took to Twitter on Monday, March 24 to reveal that the upcoming installment of the FX series would be called "Freak Show". He also shared the logo, captioning it simply with, "AMERICAN HORROR STORY SEASON FOUR."

It was reported before that the fourth season would focus on a "carnival" theme. Writer Douglas Petrie coyly said, "That's the idea, that's very roughly the idea." He confirmed that the next season would be split over two time periods, saying, "It's a combination of two time periods, with the main one being the 1950s."

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'American Horror Story' Season 4 Will Be Set in Spooky Carnival

March 18, 2014 08:03:41

The theme of "" season 4 has been revealed. This time, it's not series creator Ryan Murphy who spills the bean, but writer Douglas Petrie. He let it slip during the Nerdist Writers Panel podcast that the fourth season would focus on a "carnival" theme.

Despite initially saying that he "can't say anything," Petrie accidentally said, "Yes - that was the, it - it does not have a title," when a guest at the podcast asked him about the rumor that the show would be set at a carnival next season. He later confirmed it to host Ben Blacker, saying, "That's the idea, that's very roughly the idea."

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'American Horror Story' Closes 'Coven' With Record Rating

January 31, 2014 09:01:56

"" closed another chapter on a high note. The FX series posted a finale best with 4.24 million viewers and a 2.2 rating among adults 18-49 on Wednesday, January 29 at 10 P.M.

"Coven" has indeed been the series' most-watched season. Overall, it stands 4 million viewers in average which is towering above previous seasons, "Asylum" at 2.5 million and "Murder House" at 2.9 million.

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'American Horror Story: Coven' Finale Preview: Finding the Next Supreme

January 23, 2014 01:01:43

All the bloodsheds on ": Coven" lead to the rise of a new Supreme in next week's finale. After one last meal together as equals, the girls face the test of the Seven Wonders at dawn to find who will be the new leader, a witch who Cordelia hopes "can lead the way out of an era of strife and chaos, towards repair and rejuvenation."

But the witches are still far from living in peace as each girl believes she could be the next Supreme. Tragedy strikes as the trials go very wrong, with Zoe seemingly haunted by her past. Cordelia, meanwhile, continues to have visions of bad things.

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'American Horror Story' Season 4 Will Be Set in 1950

January 16, 2014 02:01:20

As it's nearing the end of ": Coven", more details about the upcoming fourth season are shared by one of the masterminds behind the hit FX series. Ryan Murphy reveals to Entertainment Weekly the setting of the next installment.

"It's set in 1950," he says, teasing, "If you look historically what happened in the year 1950, there's some more clues in that year. It's a period piece. We try and do the opposite of what we've done before. has already started practicing her German accent so I'm very excited!"

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'American Horror Story' 3.11 Preview: Another Attempted Murder

January 09, 2014 03:01:53

The witches rivalry isn't over yet on ": Coven". Returning after a winter break, the show featured more deaths in the latest episode aired on January 8. As they're not safe yet, the young students of the Acamedy bond and Cordelia makes a desperate sacrifice to protect the coven.

Meanwhile, the alliance between Fiona and Marie continues as they have a deadly face off with The Corporation. Whether or not they will survive until the end of the season remains to be seen, but a preview for the upcoming outing hints that things do not look good for Marie as she appears to be attacked by someone unseen.

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'American Horror Story: Coven' 3.10 Preview Teases New Scary Character

December 12, 2013 02:12:11

": Coven" won't air new episodes until January but a preview for the new outing has been released. The video doesn't share much but does tease an arrival of a new character which has a creepy face.

The alliance between Fiona and Marie continues as the former believes there are more witch hunters out there. Cordelia learns the truth about Hank and the Witch Hunters.

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'American Horror Story' 3.09 Preview: Fiona Looking for Alliance With Marie

December 05, 2013 03:12:04

Fiona will call a truce with Marie Laveau to fight against someone threatening the witches in the next episode of ": Coven". As a witch hunter is roaming out there, Fiona looks for an alliance with the Voodoo Queen.

Hank looks tortured as Marie performs magic with a voodoo doll. Meanwhile, Zoe and Madison visit Luke at the hospital only to be scolded by his mother for bringing darkness into their house.

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'Fringe' Alum Lance Reddick Joins 'Coven', Heather Morris Returns to 'Glee'

December 05, 2013 11:12:19

": Coven" has just recruited a new member. , who is best known for his roles as Matthew Abaddon on "" and Phillip Broyles on "", is cast as Papa Legba.

According to EW.com, the character is described as "Coven's" version of "voodoo Satan." He plays a pivotal role in the life of Marie Laveau () and will be an important figure in the remaining four episodes set to air in January.

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