Angela Bassett Joins ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’

Angela Bassett American Horror Story Hotel

Another “American Horror Story” alum has checked into the hotel: Angela Bassett.

Bassett, who starred as Desiree Dupree in “Freak Show” and Marie Laveau in “Coven,” the fourth and third installments, respectively, has joined the fifth round of Ryan Murphy’s anthology series.

Other previously announced “AHS” veterans in the “Hotel” cast are Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, Evan Peters, Wes Bentley, Chloë Sevigny and Matt Bomer. Cheyenne Jackson and superstar Lady Gaga will also co-star.

Bassett was nominated for an Emmy for her work in “Coven.”

Production on “Hotel” begins in L.A. late this summer. The 13-episode season, produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television, premieres on FX this October.

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  1. Reblogged this on HORROR BOOM and commented:
    Yes! If you missed it, Evan Peters, Wes Bentley, and Chloe Sevigny will also return. For those who were not thrilled by the announcement about Lady Gaga appearing in American Horror Story Season 5, AKA American Horror Story Hotel, don’t panic. This is an ensemble cast, and she will not be replacing Jessica Lange as the lead. We’re not huge fans, but we’re also willing to give her a fair chance.

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