American Horror Story News

Angela Bassett Visits 'AHS: Hotel', Jordana Brewster Commits to 'American Crime Story'

May 01, 2015 02:05:38

is added to the growing list of returning cast for ": Hotel". The Emmy and Oscar-nominated actress has signed up to star in the fifth installment of the horror anthology series.

Series co-creator Ryan Murphy announced the news on Twitter. "In October, Angela Bassett will be making lots of trouble with in the ballroom and elsewhere. #ahshotel," he wrote on Thursday, April 30.


Evan Peters Returns for 'American Horror Story: Hotel'

April 25, 2015 08:04:06

is packing for a stay at ": Hotel". The Quicksilver of "" has been confirmed to be returning for the upcoming fifth season of the FX series.

Series co-creator Ryan Murphy broke the news on Friday morning, April 24 via Twitter. "This season, Evan Peters will be waiting for you in Room 64. #AHSHOTEL," so he wrote, without revealing Peters' role.


Sarah Paulson Also Checks Into 'American Horror Story: Hotel'

April 14, 2015 08:04:34

has booked an ": Hotel" gig. The actress is the latest addition to the cast for the upcoming fifth installment of the FX hit series, joining other returning stars including , and .

Series co-creator Ryan Murphy announced Paulson's casting on his Twitter, writing on Monday, April 13, "Sarah Paulson is checking into 'Hotel.' And this season, she's the baddest bad girl of them all. #AHSSeason5."


Kathy Bates Confirmed to Return for 'American Horror Story: Hotel'

April 09, 2015 08:04:11

is hired for ": Hotel". Series co-creator Ryan Murphy has announced that the Emmy-winning actress is returning for the next installment of the FX anthology series.

"Kathy Bates is running the Hotel. #AHSSeason5," so he tweeted on Wednesday, April 8, revealing her role in the fifth season. Bates joins , , Cheyenne Jackson, and who were previously announced to star on "Hotel".


Chloe Sevigny Joins 'American Horror Story: Hotel'

March 25, 2015 03:03:38

is brought back for the upcoming installment of "". The series creator Ryan Murphy announced her casting on Twitter, "Very excited to announce that Chloe Sevigny returns to the AHS family as a series regular on 'AHS: Hotel.' "

It's unclear what role she will be playing on "Hotel", but she previously portrayed Shelley on the second season "Asylum". Shelley was a diagnosed nymphomaniac who often butted heads with 's Sister Jude and 's Dr. Arden.


Wes Bentley Coming to 'American Horror Story: Hotel'

March 18, 2015 08:03:42

Another actor has checked into ": Hotel". has been added to the cast for the fifth installment of FX's anthology series as a series regular, joining , Cheyenne Jackson and who were previously confirmed to star.

Series co-creator Ryan Murphy broke the news of Bentley's involvement on Twitter. "Thrilled to announce Wes Bentley will be a series regular on AHS: Hotel," he wrote on Tuesday, March 17 without mentioning Bentley's role. Other characters on "Hotel" are also still kept under wraps.


Matt Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson Check In at 'American Horror Story: Hotel'

March 16, 2015 01:03:00

and Cheyenne Jackson have booked a stay on ": Hotel". The two actors are added to the cast for the next installment of FX's hit anthology series, joining who was previously tapped to star on the show.

The announcement was made at the show's Paleyfest panel on Sunday, March 15. "I love collaborating with Ryan Murphy," said Bomer. "It feels like this world where there are no bounds." He will play one of the lead roles, but the characters and plot details are still kept under wraps.


Lady GaGa Tapped for 'American Horror Story: Hotel'

February 26, 2015 01:02:04

is making her first major TV gig. The Mother Monster announces on Twitter that she will check into ": Hotel". "Make your reservation now. #GagaAHSHotel," she reveals her involvement in the FX anthology series along with a short video that sees her removing her mask and whispering "hotel."


'American Horror Story' Season 5 Will Be 'Very Different' From 'Freak Show'

January 19, 2015 03:01:48

"" won't repeat the same formula for the upcoming installment. At the TCA's winter press tour, FX Networks CEO John Landgraf said the fifth season of the horror anthology series would be "very different" from "Freak Show" which will air its last episode Wednesday, January 21.

Asked about the theme, he replied, "I know what it is, but I can't [say]." He teased, "I have to let [series boss] Ryan [Murphy] do his thing on that. But it's very different... I think there's going to be an unusually large reinvention in between Book 4 and Book 5 relative to, say, between Book 3 [Coven] and 4 [Freak Show]."


'American Horror Story: Freak Show' Finale Preview: Fallen Elsa

January 15, 2015 05:01:16

There's only an episode left on ": Freak Show". After countless deaths throughout the season, fans can expect for a bloody finale as hinted in a preview for next week's episode.

Dandy now takes over the freak show but he may sabotage the group's performance as he's seen threatening one of the freaks. "Better run, Ima," he tells Ima, while Desiree looks scared. Dandy is seen loading his gun and pointing it to someone unseen, before Elsa is featured falling on the stage and Jimmy is screaming, "No!!!"


TV Nominations for 2015 PGA Awards Include 'Freak Show', 'Fargo', 'True Detective'

January 06, 2015 10:01:48

The Producers Guild of America Awards has unveiled the nominations for its 26th annual prize-giving event. In TV field, such acclaimed series as "", "", "" and "" no surprisingly made it into the list.

"AHS", with its latest installment "Freak Show", is competing with "Fargo", "", "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" and "" for the Outstanding Producer title in Long-Form Television.


Neil Patrick Harris Does Magic in New 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' Photos

January 03, 2015 09:01:57

shows his magic trick in new photos from ": Freak Show". Donning a top hat and a red jacket, the actor playing Chester shows his saw, a tool used in his performance, in one picture. He looks serious in another image as he's cutting a box which possibly contains a human.


First Look at Neil Patrick Harris on 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

December 19, 2014 11:12:23

Back in October, it was confirmed that and his husband David Burtka would appear on ": Freak Show". Now, first look at the "" alum on the FX series has been unveiled via a promo for the show's midseason return.

Harris plays a magician named Chester, who is the new owner of Elsa's freak show. He apparently has romantic feelings for Bette and Dot and asks them to join him onstage during his performance to distract the audience.


'American Horror Story: Freak Show' 4.10 Preview: Desiree Threatens Maggie

December 11, 2014 03:12:53

The number of victims on ": Freak Show" keeps piling up and a man is wrongfully blamed for some of these murders. Dandy framed Jimmy for the deaths of some women in the most recent episode and Jimmy ends up in jail.

In the next episode, Dot asks Maggie to save Jimmy, insisting that his fate is in Maggie's hand. The death of a Freak sparks troubling behavior in Pepper and Desiree grows suspicious of Maggie. She thinks Maggie had anything to do with the deaths of the freaks and she threatens to kill Maggie if it's true.


'American Horror Story: Freak Show' 4.09 Preview: Murder Confession

December 04, 2014 02:12:26

Dandy is getting creepier week by week on ": Freak Show". After [SPOILER ALERT!] killing his own mother who had kept his dark secrets, Dandy is going to reveal that he murdered Regina's mother Dora as Regina asks cops to help her find her mother. Regina looks scared as Dandy shows no remorse when making the confession.

Meanwhile, the twins share an emotional moment before their surgery. Bette says she is willing to die if that's what it takes to keep her sister Dot alive. But the twins apparently disappear and send Stanley into a panic. Jimmy, meanwhile, accuses Stanley of harming the twins.


'American Horror Story: Freak Show' 4.08 Preview Teases Another Murder

November 20, 2014 03:11:43

No one is safe on ": Freak Show". If the title of the upcoming episode is any indication, at least one character will meet his/her demise next week. And judging from a preview for the said outing, Regina () could be the next victim on the show.

Regina has been suspicious about her mother's whereabouts. When she finally confronts Gloria and Dandy Mott about her mother Dora's disappearance, Dandy tries to calm her down by offering her a bargain. But it may be just a trick so that they can distract her and get a chance to kill her.


'American Horror Story' Producer Investigating the Theft of 'Freak Show' Script

November 17, 2014 02:11:01

20th Century Fox TV, the producer of "", didn't take lightly a report suggesting a script for the current fourth season was stolen. "The theft and unauthorized distribution of our scripts is a very serious matter and we will take all appropriate steps necessary to vigorously protect our intellectual property," they said.

According to TMZ, the script went missing on set during a filming last week in New Orleans after one of the cast members left some pages unattended after reading them. One page was reportedly being shopped around, and it could ruin the element of surprise on the show if it leaks since it contains a pivotal scene that involves 's Pepper the pinhead.


'American Horror Story: Freak Show' 4.07 Preview: Elsa Is Blackmailed

November 13, 2014 03:11:39

It's getting violent here on ": Freak Show". A preview for the next episode shows Stanley forcing Dell to kill one of his fellow freaks and he may end up doing it. The women of the troupe rally against Dell after his latest act of violence.

Meanwhile, Penny the Candy Striper tells his father that she's in love with Paul and will live with him, but his father won't let that happen. Someone apparently knows what Elsa has done to her performers and threatens to expose it.


'American Horror Story: Freak Show' 4.06 Preview: I'll Tell You a Secret

November 06, 2014 03:11:41

More lies are told on ": Freak Show". To reach her goal, Elsa takes the twins away and may put them in danger. In the next episode of the anthology series, Paul and Ethel are getting suspicious of Elsa.

Paul confronts the troupe leader about Bette and Dot's whereabouts, accusing her of doing something deceitful. Ethel, meanwhile, threatens to kill Elsa if she ever finds out that Elsa's lying.


Ryan Murphy Confirms All Seasons of 'American Horror Story' Are Connected

November 01, 2014 06:11:13

Ryan Murphy addresses rumor suggesting that all of "" seasons are intertwined. Such rumors emerged after 's Pepper and 's Sister Mary Eunice from Season 2 "Asylum" were confirmed to return for the fourth cycle "Freak Show".

"They're all connected," the creator confirmed in an interview with Entertainment Weekly. "We're just beginning to tell you how they're connected. They're all very separate but there's clues every season that we're now telling you how the different worlds are intertwined."


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