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Jamie Harris (Rise of the Planet of the Apes, No Ordinary Family) has booked a killer new role: He'll play sociopathic murderer R. Franklin on the upcoming Ryan Murphy/Brad Falchuk FX "psychosexual thriller" American Horror Story, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Harris joins previously announced players Dylan McDermott, Connie Britton, Jessica Lange, Denis O'Hare and Frances Conroy in the haunted-house drama.

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Falchuk says American Horror Story was inspired by vintage spookfests like Rosemary's Baby and Don't Look Now.

American Horror Story is slated to premiere Wednesday, Oct 5 at 10/9c on FX.