‘Fargo’ Season 2, ‘AHS: Hotel’ and ‘Bastard Executioner’ Get FX Fall Premieres
Now that FX’s TCA presence has fully gotten underway (infecting us all with a third Strain), some of the fall’s most anticipated releases have their official premieres. Not only does the hotly-awaited Fargo have a Season 2 date to slide into the ‘70s, but so too will the American Horror Story: Hotel open for business alongside The Bastard Executioner.
Per FX’s official release, Kurt Sutter’s The Bastard Executioner will lead the pack with a Tuesday, September 15 premiere, followed by American Horror Story’s Season 5 debut on October 7. Rounding out the new lineup will be Fargo’s second season, premiering on Monday, October 12, don’t cha know.
For those unaware, The Bastard Executioner follows “a warrior knight in King Edward III’s charge who is broken by the ravages of war and vows to lay down his sword. But when that violence finds him again he is forced to pick up the bloodiest sword of all.” Lee Jones will play the title role, with will True Blood star Stephen Moyer acting as his right hand man Milus, Katey Sagal appearing as “Annora of the Alders,” and even native Welshman and The Americans lead Matthew Rhys lands in a guest role.
As to AHS, the Hotel cast thus far includes Max Greenfield, Cheyenne Jackson and Lady Gaga, returning Coven alum Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Asylum star Chloe Sevigny, Freak Show guests Finn Wittrock, Matt Bomer and Wes Bentley, and franchise regulars Lily Rabe, Denis O’Hare, Evan Peters and Sara Paulson. FX boss John Landgraf described American Horror Story Season 5 as an “unusually large reinvention” of the series, while Jessica Lange confirmed her exit, but remains open to appearances in future seasons.
Finally, the Fargo Season 2 cast includes Breaking Bad star Jesse Plemons and Kirsten Dunst, Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson, Frasier star Jean Smart, Jeffrey Donovan, Bokeem Woodbine and Angus Sampson. Also cast are Parks and Rec favorite Nick Offerman, Brad Garrett, Kieran Culkin, Cristin Milioti and Bruce Campbell’s Ronald Reagan.
You can check out the latest promos for all three below, and stay tuned for more on The Bastard Executioner, American Horror Story, and Fargo.
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