Jessica Lange Leaves The American Horror Story, Matt Bomer Joins the Cast
Jessica Lange officially announced that her time at American Horror Story sets is done while actors Matt Bomer and Cheyenne Jackson join cast for the series’ latest part ‘Hotel’.
News about American Horror Story’s Freak Show being Lange’s last show was much of hype but the 65-year-old actress confirmed that she is leaving. Lange absolutely loved the show and in her forty years of acting career, this one show beats everything.
“We’ve had a great run here, I have absolutely loved doing these four characters that I’ve had the opportunity to play … Forty years of acting and it’s never going to get better than this. Yes, I am done. I loved this season. It was my absolute favorite.”
The news was confirmed on Sunday for PaleyFest in Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre. Four seasons with Ryan Murphy won her a Golden Globe Award, two Emmy Awards and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
Two new additions to the American Horror Story: Hotel cast were revealed at the panel as well, Matt Bomer (The Normal Heart) and Cheyenne Jackson (Glee) who have both worked with Murphy as guest stars.
Bomer also revealed that how he got the spot on Hotel, Bomer told Murphy that the set of Freak Show brought the best out of him and he is having the best time of his life.
“I love collaborating with [AHS showrunner] Ryan Murphy”
After hearing what Bomer had to say about the show and his level of interest and dedication Murphy asked Bomer to be a part of the show. “Great, do you want to come work next season?’ And I said, ‘Hell, yes'”.
American Horror Story: Hotel premieres in October 2015.