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‘American Horror Story’ Season 5: Jessica Lange Confirms ‘Hotel’ Exit, More Weigh In

by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 16, 2015 @ 10:06 AM
Late this past weekend saw American Horror Story Season 5 booking Matt Bomer and Cheyenne Jackson to for a stay in the Hotel, but questions of the returning major cast remain. Now. series lead Jessica Lange confirms her departure of the series, while fellow veterans Sarah Paulson and Denis O’Hare update on their status.

‘American Horror Story’ Season 5 Adds Matt Bomer as ‘Hotel’ Guest

by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 16, 2015 @ 12:52 AM
After the surprise announcement of Lady Gaga herself joining American Horror Story for its fifth season, Hotel, the rooms are booking up fast. Not only has Freak Show guest star Matt Bomer joined the cast, but so too has a 30 Rock alum booked a stay in the fifth cycle of Ryan Murphy’s FX horror thriller.

‘American Horror Story’ Season 5 Adds Lady Gaga, ‘Hotel’ Subtitle?

by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 25, 2015 @ 10:59 AM
The future of FX’s American Horror Story remains a mystery in Season 5, considering Freak Show’s poor reception and series star Jessica Lange’s likely exit, but it seems we have a new Mother Monster. Lady Gaga herself will join the cast of American Horror Story Season 5, potentially dubbed Hotel, and nothing has ever made more sense, in the history of ever.

‘American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson’ Finds its Johnnie Cochran

by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 5, 2015 @ 8:30 PM
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Each ‘American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson’ casting has proven more ridiculous than its predecessor, but Ryan Murphy’s new FX anthology series may yet have a sensible heart. Courtney B. Vance, husband to ‘American Horror Story’’s Angela Bassett, will attempt to don the gloves as Simpson’s famous lawyer Johnnie Cochran, according to reports.

‘American Horror Story’ Season 5 May Be “Unusually Large Reinvention” of the Series

by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 18, 2015 @ 4:04 PM
FX’s ‘American Horror Story’ has admittedly struggled a bit in recent seasons, ‘Freak Show’ displaying some initial promise over the directionless ‘Coven,’ but similarly losing steam before this week’s coming finale. Now, with a fifth season confirmed for the fall, FX brass says claims the next cycle may reinvent the series far more than any previous.

The Serial Podcast Has a Bunch of Studios Fighting Over the TV and Film Rights

by Britt Hayes January 18, 2015 @ 12:39 PM
Sigh. This, sadly, seemed inevitable. This American Life’s Serial podcast became an immediate, massive success, with everyone—probably even your mom—talking about the compelling case of Adnan Sayed, and whether or not he murdered his former high school girlfriend Hae Min Lee. It was like one of those fantastic longform true crime articles, elongated and made all the more riveting by host Sarah Koenig’s journalistic investigation, and the many players involved in the case to whom she spoke over the course of 12 episodes. And although the producers of Serial said they had no interest in selling the movie rights, that hasn’t kept studios from fighting over it.

Ryan Murphy’s FOX ‘Scream Queens’ Adds Lea Michele, Joe Manganiello, Ariana Grande and More

by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 17, 2015 @ 2:25 PM
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We still don’t have the clearest picture of Ryan Murphy’s new horror-comedy anthology ‘Scream Queens’ for FOX, but its cast will certainly draw some attention. Following initial selections of Jamie Lee Curtis and Emma Roberts, ‘Scream Queens’ is adding to its horror-grinder ‘Glee’'s Lea Michele, ‘True Blood’'s Joe Manganiello, pop star Ariana Grande, and more.

FX’s ‘American Crime Story’ Casts John Travolta as Robert Shapiro, Okay Then

by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 7, 2015 @ 1:09 PM
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We were willing to laugh it off when Ryan Murphy’s FX ‘American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson’ cast Ross Geller as Kim Kardashian’s dad, even considering the merits of Cuba Gooding Jr. as the titular defendant, and ‘AHS’ leading lady Sarah Paulson as his prosecutor. Now, John Travolta has officially joined FX’s new Ryan Murphy s–tshow as defense attorney Robert Shapiro, even taking a producer’s credit. Consider our chills multiplying.

FX ‘American Crime Story’ Casts Cuba Gooding Jr. as O.J. Simpson, Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark

by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 9, 2014 @ 6:03 PM
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We weren’t initially certain how serious to take FX’s announcement of new Ryan Murphy anthology series ‘American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson,’ and now, with its leading roles cast....we’re still not sure. Cuba Gooding Jr. will loose the juice as accused murderer O.J. Simpson, while ‘American Horror Story’ standout Sarah Paulson will take him to trial as Marcia Clark. Yes, this is still happening.

Ryan Murphy’s ‘Scream Queens’: Jamie Lee Curtis and Emma Roberts Join FOX Cast

by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 8, 2014 @ 1:43 PM
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‘American Horror Story’ creator Ryan Murphy decided to branch his hold on horror TV with FOX’s ‘Scream Queens,’ and the first cast in the anthology series will seem familiar, both to genre appreciators and ‘Horror Story’ fans alike. ‘Halloween’ legend Jamie Lee Curtis and Emma Roberts have officially been cast in the new series, but are they our titular ‘Scream Queens?’