Emma Roberts has spent plenty of time working with ghosties and ghoulies on FX's various incarnations of 'American Horror Story,' but that doesn't mean she's somehow immune to being scared right out of her skin. In fact, the young actress just might be a bit more sensitive to the whole thing than people who don't traffic in jump scares and loud noises and terrifying prophecies on television series. But Roberts developed some tactics to get away from spirits scot-free, and she was more than happy to share those tips with 'Late Night' host Seth Meyers last night.
While the films of Sofia Coppola often examine the world of young wealth -- see 'The Bling Ring' and 'Marie Antoinette' -- her niece, Gia, approaches coming of age from a different angle: the grittier, if you will, emotional lives teens lead while growing up in rural Palo Alto.
"I had just finished college and was kind of reminiscing on those years of high school," she told ScreenCrush in an interview. "I had enough distance where I could kind of look at it nostalgically," and it was the realistic experiences in James Franco's collection of short stories, titled 'Palo Alto,' she wanted to bring to the screen for her first directorial effort.
Where yesterday saw FX's 'American Horror Story' officially adding a 'Freak Show' subtitle for its fourth season, confirming series creator Ryan Murphy's incarnation toward a carnival setting, today we have a more detailed insight, as well as the full cast likely present for Jessica Lange's purported 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' bow.
'We're the Millers 2' seemed like a given, since the first one starring Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston, Emma Roberts and Will Poulter did so well at the box office, but New Line only now took the first step into making this happen -- getting a script together. That's where Adam Sztykiel steps in.
At long last, 'American Horror Story: Coven' pulled back the curtain on its season 3 premiere "Bitchcraft," unleashing all kinds of new horrors on its FX audience. Along with the witchy premiere comes a brand-new full-length trailer for the season (no more teasers!), as well as the inside scoop on what characters will return, die gruesome deaths, or just plain listen to Stevie Nicks! Are you ready to join 'American Horror Story: Coven'?
Perhaps owing to a lighter tone than its predecessor, 'American Horror Story: Coven' has been especially generous with reveals of the new season, from the recent teaser-trailer highlighting the cast, to new batch of photos the emerge today showing even more familiar faces. See the witches strut their stuff around New Orleans, while returning franchise veteran Denis O'Hare gets a ghastly makeover in the first photos from 'American Horror Story: Coven!'
Given the notorious secrecy surrounding the series, it could be a while yet before FX's 'American Horror Story: Coven' offers any real look at the scares on deck for season 3. Even so, the Ryan Murphy drama just added some major pretty to the proceedings, casting 'Scream 4' star Emma Roberts for a recurring role! Find out who she plays in 'American Horror Story: Coven' inside!