Denis O'Hare will star opposite Connie Britton in FX's American Horror Story, has confirmed.

While details on the pilot are scarce, Horror reportedly revolves around a sensitive therapist, Ben Harmon, and his gorgeous wife Vivian (Britton). O'Hare, who portrayed the villainous vampire Russell Edgington on True Blood last season, will play Larry, also known as Larry the burn guy (whatever that means).

Ryan Murphy snags Friday Night Lights' Connie Britton for FX pilot

American Horror Story is the brainchild of Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, co-creator-executive producers of Fox's Glee and previously FX's Nip/Tuck. Murphy will direct the pilot, which begins shooting in April. Glee's Dante Di Loreto will also executive produce.

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