American Horror Story

(2011)

American Horror Story revolves around the Harmons, a family of three who moved from Boston to Los Angeles as a means to reconcile past anguish. The all-star cast features Dylan McDermott as “Ben Harmon,” a psychiatrist; Connie Britton as “Vivien Harmon,” Ben’s wife; Taissa Farmiga as “Violet,” the Harmon’s teenage daughter; Jessica Lange in her first-ever regular series TV role as “Constance,” the Harmon’s neighbor; Evan Peters plays “Tate Langdon,” one of Ben’s patients; and Denis O’Hare as “Larry Harvey.” Guest stars for the series include Frances Conroy as the Harmon’s housekeeper; Alexandra Breckenridge as the Harmon’s housekeeper; and Jamie Brewer as Constance’s daughter.

The pilot episode of American Horror Story, shot in Los Angeles, was written by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, and it was directed by Murphy. In addition to Murphy and Falchuk, Dante Di Loreto will also serve as Executive Producer of the series. American Horror Story is produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television.

‘Fargo’ & ‘American Horror Story’ Comic Con Trading Cards

‘Fargo’ & ‘American Horror Story’ Comic Con Trading Cards

Anyone who has been to Comic-Con knows that there is tons of free swag for the taking all around the San Diego Convention Center. FX is doing its part by giving out free trading cards for its hit shows Fargo, American Horror Story: Hotel, Archer, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, The Bastard Executioner and The Strain. With the Con starting just one week from today, Entertainment Weekly has revealed the cards for Fargo and American Horror Story: Hotel, which fans will be able to pick up at the FX Fearless Arena, between the Hilton Bayfront Hotel and the San Diego Convention Center. Take a look at all of the activities that fans can partake in at the Fearless Arena.

FX Networks' considerable presence at this year's San Diego Comic-Con will take on historic proportions with the first-ever, large-scale "FX Fearless Arena" fan experience consuming the Hilton Bayfront Park next to the Convention Center. Building on the popularity of last year's The Simpsons-based "Homer Dome," FX Networks will build a theme park featuring massive activations for The Strain, American Horror Story: Hotel, Fargo and The Bastard Executioner, as well as numerous other on-site features including contests, collectibles and more. The "FX Fearless Arena" will be ideally situated between the Convention Center and the Hilton Bayfront Hotel, the two leading locations for SDCC panels and presentations.

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Evan Peters Returns for ‘American Horror Story’ Season 5

Evan Peters Returns for ‘American Horror Story’ Season 5

Evan Peters is checking into American Horror Story: Hotel, marking his fifth appearance in the award-winning horror anthology series from prolific producer Ryan Murphy. Peters and previously announced co-star Sarah Paulson share the distinction of having starred in all five installments of AHS. They join a cast that includes Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Matthew Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Wes Bentley and Chloë Sevigny.

Peters most recently starred as "Jimmy Darling" in AHS: Freak Show. Prior to that, he played "Kyle Spencer" in AHS: Coven, "Kit Walker" in AHS: Asylum, and "Tate Langdon" in the initial installment, AHS: Murder House. Peters is currently in production on the feature film Elvis & Nixon with Kevin Spacey. Production of the 13-episode Hotel will begin in Los Angeles in late summer, and will air on FX in October. The American Horror Story franchise is produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television.

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Sarah Paulson Returns for ‘American Horror Story’ Season 5

Sarah Paulson Returns for ‘American Horror Story’ Season 5

American Horror Story veteran Sarah Paulson is returning for the fifth installment Hotel, the next chapter in Ryan Murphy's hit anthology series for FX. AHS: Hotel represents Paulson's fifth appearance in the series, having previously starred in the recently completed AHS: Freak Show, as well as AHS: Coven, AHS: Asylum and AHS: Murder House. Paulson joins previously announced stars Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Matt Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Wes Bentley and Chloë Sevigny.

Paulson has received two Primetime Emmy Award® nominations for American Horror Story and, among other awards, won the Critics Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Movie/Miniseries in 2011 for AHS: Asylum. Paulson starred as "Bette Tattler/Dot Tattler" in the most recent installment, Freak Show. Prior to that, she played "Cordelia Foxx" on AHS: Coven, "Lana Winters" on AHS: Asylum and "Billie Dean Howard" on AHS: Murder House.

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‘American Horror Story’ Season 5: Kathy Bates Comes Back!

‘American Horror Story’ Season 5: Kathy Bates Comes Back!

Academy Award and Emmy Award winner Kathy Bates has joined the cast of American Horror Story: Hotel, the highly anticipated fifth installment of Ryan Murphy's hit horror anthology series. AHS: Hotel will represent Bates' third appearance in the series, having previously starred in the recently completed AHS: Freak Show and AHS: Coven, for which she won an Emmy Award. Bates joins previously announced stars Lady Gaga, Matthew Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Wes Bentley and Chloë Sevigny.

Bates starred as "Ethel Darling" in AHS: Freak Show, the fourth installment of the series. In the third installment, AHS: Coven, she starred as "Madame Delphine LaLaurie," for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie. She also won an Emmy Award in 2012 for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for Two and a Half Men, and an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 1991 for Misery.

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‘American Horror Story’ Season 5 Gets Chloe Sevigny

‘American Horror Story’ Season 5 Gets Chloe Sevigny

Last week, we reported that Emmy-winning actress Jessica Lange will not be back for Season 5 of American Horror Story, which we reported in January will be called American Horror Story: Hotel. Over the past week, series creator Ryan Murphy has confirmed two new casting additions through his official Twitter page, Chloë Sevigny and Wes Bentley. Of course, no character details were given at this time.

Both actors have appeared on previous seasons of American Horror Story. Chloë Sevigny starred in Season 2, American Horror Story: Aslyum, as Briarcliff Aslyum's Shelly, a nymphomaniac who was committed by her husband. Wes Bentley portrayed Edward Mordrake, a two-faced ghost who collected the souls of tortured carnival performers in Season 4, American Horror Story: Freak Show. They join a cast that also includes Lady Gaga, Matthew Bomer and Cheyenne Jackson.

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Jessica Lange Is Done with ‘American Horror Story’

Jessica Lange Is Done with ‘American Horror Story’

Jessica Lange confirmed that she will not be back for Season 5 of ‘American Horror Story’, which has just added Matt Bomer to the cast.
‘American Horror Story’ Season 5 Gets Lady Gaga and a Title

‘American Horror Story’ Season 5 Gets Lady Gaga and a Title

Pop icon Lady Gaga becomes the first cast member for FX's ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’, debuting this October.
‘American Horror Story’ Renewed for Season 5 on FX

‘American Horror Story’ Renewed for Season 5 on FX

FX's 13-episode renewal of ‘American Horror Story’ for Season 5 comes days after record breaking ratings for the ‘Freak Show’ premiere.