Chesnut to co-star in ‘Horror Story’

Actor will have major arc in new FX drama

Morris Chesnut has signed on for a multi-episode arc on FX’s upcoming drama “American Horror Story.”

Chesnut will play the character of Luke on the Twentieth Century Fox skein, which created by “Glee” exec producers Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk.

“Horror Story,” which debuts Oct. 5 on the cabler, stars Dylan McDermott and Connie Britton as a married couple who move into an older Los Angeles home with a haunted history. Skeins also co-stars Jessica Lange, Taissa Farmiga and Frances Conroy.

Chesnut, who has a long list of film credits, recently was a co-star in the ABC sci-fi series “V.” He is represented by Gersh.