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‘American Horror Story: Coven’: Connie Britton in Talks to Return?

American Horror Story Coven Season 3 Connie Britton Return

For as much as we’ve enjoyed ‘American Horror Story: Coven”s witchy woes over the dreary depression of ‘Asylum‘ and the domestically disturbed first season, we’ve certainly missed a few past season stars who have yet to sign on for another round. ‘Asylum’ had Dylan McDermott as a surprise guest, but will Connie Britton put on a witch hat for ‘American Horror Story: Coven’?

We were admittedly surprised when the premiere of ‘Coven’ came and went without any surprise announcements, given McDermott’s casting in ‘Asylum’ broke the day of the season 2 debut. And while four episodes of the current season have come and gone, Britton tells Rolling Stone that her ‘Nashville‘ commitment may actually allow her to cast a spell or two on ‘Coven’ later this season:

I hope so. I’ve actually have been talking to them this season, because they’re down in New Orleans and I’m in Nashville. I said, ‘Okay, let’s see if we can try to figure this out.’ As long as we can figure it out with both productions, I’m in. I hope it happens.

Nominated for an Emmy for her season 1 role, Britton remains the largest holdout not to appear in subsequent season of the Ryan Murphy FX horror drama, as on-screen husband McDermott appeared in ‘Asylum,’ and Taissa Farmiga returned for a central role in ‘Coven.’ Even Alexandra Breckinridge reappeared for this past week’s “Fearful Pranks Ensue,” though it remains to be seen if the character will reappear going forward.

What say you? Would you want to see Connie Britton return to ‘American Horror Story’ this season? What place would you want the former Mrs. Harmon to take among the ‘Coven’? Watch the latest preview below, and give us your thoughts in the comments!

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