There’s only a few weeks until the premier of American Horror Story: Apocalypse and we are continuing to get more and more casting news about the upcoming season. Fresh off of the heels of yesterday’s trailer and news of Jessica Lange returning, we’ve now learned about who else will be joining the ride for the end of the world.
Sarah Paulson, Emma Roberts, and Jessica Lange are confirmed to be reprising previous characters; Kathy Bates, Adina Porter, Leslie Grossman, Billie Lourd, and Fern slated to play new characters. As well as, Cheyenne Jackson, Evan Peters, Billy Eichner, Joan Collins, Jeffrey Bower-Chapman, Billy Porter all in unknown roles.
Yesterday, Ryan Murphy tweeted a slew of other AHS alums who will be joining the ride into the end of the world!
Season 8 of American Horror Story, subtitled Apocalypse, will see the return of Taissa Farmiga, Gabourey Sidibe, Lily Rabe, Frances Conroy, and rock goddess Stevie Nicks.
American Horror Story: Apocalypse will give us the much anticipated crossover of fan favorite seasons, Murder House and Coven. Jessica Lange will reappear as her murder house character, Constance Langdon, grandmother of the Anti-Christ – Michael Langdon (Cody Fern). Taissa Farminga starred in Murder House as star-crossed teen lover turned ghost, Violet Harmon; she also appeared in Coven and Roanoke. It is unknown if she’ll reprising her role at Violet or Zoe Benson from Coven, but either way I’m here for it. Academy Award nominee, Gabourey Sidibe appeared in Coven, Freak Show, and Hotel. Lily Rabe was last seen in Coven, Hotel, and Roanoke. While cast mainstay, Frances Conroy has appeared in 6 of the 7 season of AHS, only missing Hotel. Stevie Nicks made an unforgettable appearance in Coven as the White Witch.
Season 8 of American Horror Story is shaping up to be quite the season and I am here for it!
American Horror Story premiers on FX on September 12th.