Kathy Bates is running the Hotel. #AHSSeason5— Ryan Murphy (@MrRPMurphy) April 8, 2015
Bates appeared on the last two seasons of the show: Coven and Freak Show. She won an Emmy for her role in Coven.
Bates joins Lady Gaga, Matt Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Chloe Sevigny and Wes Bentley in the cast of Hotel, which will be the first season of American Horror Story without star Jessica Lange.