Confession of a lifelong horror fan: The first season of FX's American Horror Story left me cold, more appalled than terrified at the overindulgent mishmash of psychosexual poppycock ensnaring unpleasant characters, plus the overkill of a house teeming with too many tedious ghosts, proving the adage that more can be less — effective, that is, although the hype and the buzz carried it to a whopping 17 Emmy nominations (in the miniseries category, where the competition is less fierce).
American Horror Story: Asylum
If you thought American Horror Story's Murder House was spooky, just wait until you experience Briarcliff Manor, the insane asylum at the center of the FX drama's second season, aptly subtitled Asylum. But while there are plenty of tangible scares — a vicious serial killer named Bloody Face, a Nazi doctor whose failed experiments roam the woods just beyond the Manor's boundaries and... aliens — it's the...
Ian McShane has joined the long list of stars heading to American Horror Story: Asylum.
The Deadlwood alum has landed a role on the second season of the anthology series, as first announced by series co-creator Ryan Murphy on Wednesday.
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American Horror Story star Frances Conroy will return for Season 2, creator Ryan Murphy announced on Twitter.
"Thrilled to announce Emmy nominee Frances Conroy is returning to AHS. Devils and angels this year...Frannie plays the ultimate angel," Murphy wrote.
American Horror Story: Asylum
Are you ready to get committed? American Horror Story: Asylum will return to FX on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 10/9c.
According to Entertainment Weekly, the second installment of the drama will move away from the ghost-heavy plot of Season 1. This time around, viewers can expect to encounter aliens, Nazis and a serial killer named Bloody Face. Oh, and did we mention ol' Bloody Face wears a mask made out of skin, a black nightie and opera-length gloves? Only Ryan Murphy could make this stuff up.
Details about the second season of American Horror Story, have mostly been kept under wraps. What is known: The second installment of Ryan Murphy's anthology series takes place in the 1960s at a Catholic Church-run sanitarium in New England that's headed up by Jessica Lange and Joseph Fiennes. (Also, this season will be fittingly subtitled Asylum.) What's not known: Pretty much everything else — until now.
Ryan Murphy reveals the title of American Horror Story's second chapter
Murphy finally clued fans in on Tuesday during a Twitter Q&A, during which he revealed who the new Rubber Man is and teased Lange's new character, who happens to be a nun. Check out the five best teases below:
The second chapter of American Horror Story, which will feature characters in a mental institution, will be fittingly called "Asylum," FX announced Wednesday.
"We picked 'Asylum' because it not only describes the setting — an insane asylum run by Jessica Lange's character which was formerly a tuberculosis ward — but also signifies a place of haven for the unloved and the unwanted," executive producer Ryan Murphy said in a statement. "This year's theme is about sanity and tackling real-life horrors."
Jenna Dewan will be getting steamy with Adam Levine on American Horror Story, Entertainment Weekly reports.
Dewan will star opposite Levine during the second season, which is set in an asylum. Dewan and Levine play a duo known as "The Lovers."
American Horror Story has added another new face to its anticipated second season: Heroes' Clea DuVall.
While there are no details on Duvall's role, she will appear in scenes with returning star Sarah Paulson during her multi-episode arc, TVLine reports.
Mark Consuelos has joined the cast of American Horror Story for the show's sophomore season, TVGuide.com has confirmed.