Paulson has booked her fifth role in the anthology series following parts in Freak Show, Coven, Asylum and Murder House. She joins previously announced stars Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Matt Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Wes Bentley and Chloe Sevigny.
According to exec producer Ryan Murphy, Paulson will play a villainous part in this outing.
Sarah Paulson is checking into "Hotel." And this season, she's the baddest bad girl of them all. #AHSSeason5— Ryan Murphy (@MrRPMurphy) April 13, 2015
Paulson is also part of the cast of Murphy's next anthology series, American Crime Story: The People V. O.J. Simpson. She will play prosecutor Marcia Clark.
Hotel begins production in Los Angeles in late summer on the season's 13 episodes, which will later air on FX in October.
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