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KATHY BATES JOINS AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL

 

Academy Award® and Emmy Award® Winner Returns to the Horror Anthology Series After Starring in AHS: Freak Show and AHS: Coven

 

Bates Joins Previously Announced Lady Gaga, Matt Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Wes Bentley and Chloë Sevigny

 

Production of the 13-Episode Installment Hotel will Begin in Late Summer and air on FX in October

 

LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2015 – Academy Award® and Emmy Award® winner Kathy Bates has joined the cast of American Horror Story: Hotel, the highly anticipated fifth installment of Ryan Murphy’s hit horror anthology series. AHS: Hotel will represent Bates’ third appearance in the series, having previously starred in the recently completed AHS: Freak Show and AHS: Coven, for which she won an Emmy Award.

 

Bates joins previously announced stars Lady Gaga, Matt Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Wes Bentley and Chloë Sevigny.

 

Bates starred as “Ethel Darling” in AHS: Freak Show, the fourth installment of the series. In the third installment, AHS: Coven, she starred as “Madame Delphine LaLaurie,” for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie. She also won an Emmy Award in 2012 for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for Two and a Half Men, and an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 1991 for Misery. Bates is currently in production on Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone’s comedy “Michelle Darnell.”

 

 

Production of the 13-episode Hotel will begin in Los Angeles in late summer, and will air on FX in October. The American Horror Story franchise is produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television.

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