Good news and bad news, American Horror Story fans.
Queen Jessica Lange confirmed at tonight’s Paley Fest panel that she will not return for American Horror Story: Hotel.
“Yes, I’m done,” she told the audience, “We’ve had a great run here. I have absolutely loved doing these four characters that I’ve had the opportunity to play. In all the madness, I’ve loved the writers, my actors, Ryan and the whole, I mean, insanity of it, shooting here, shooting in new orleans, the stories, everything.”
While that is definitely not music to our ears, the panel did offer up a few happier Hotel tidbits, like the fact that White Collar star Matt Bomer will be joining the show for the season, along with 30 Rock star Cheyenne Jackson. Both Bomer and Jackson are pretty familiar with Ryan Murphy and co, having both guest starred on Glee. Bomer also appeared in American Horror Story: Freak Show as a prostitute who was brutally murdered by Dandy (Finn Witrock).
While Jackson knows nothing about the role he’ll be playing alongside star Lady Gaga, Bomer teased that he could “neither confirm nor deny” that his character might end up in a romantic relationship with Gaga’s. Either way, we’re excited!
American Horror Story: Hotel will consist of 13 episodes and will debut in October on FX.
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