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Angela Bassett Joins American Horror Story: Hotel

By on May 1, 2015

Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett is the latest star to announce a return to the American Horror Story franchise.

The Golden Globe award nominee has signed on to AHS: Hotel, the fifth installment of Ryan Murphy’s horror anthology series.

Bassett joins her fellow AHS alum Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, Evan Peters, Wes Bentley, Chloë Sevigny and Matt Bomer in the cast of Hotel, along with Lady Gaga and Cheyenne Jackson.

Production on the next 13-episode installment of the series kicks off  in Los Angeles in late summer, and will air on FX in October 2015.

Bassett’s role as Marie Laveau in AHS: Coven, earned her an Emmy nomination in 2014. She is currently in production on the feature films Survivor and London Has Fallen.

The American Horror Story franchise is produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television.

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