“American Horror Story” is expanding for its fourth season. While fans can look forward to seeing some favorite “AHS” alum return for a chilling new tale, “Freak Show” will also be introducing some new faces.
According to E! Online, the FX mini-series is looking to cast three exciting characters for Season 4. So, what are the potentially freaky new roles? We’ve got the breakdown:
- Larry, who is described as “comedic.”
- Bobby, an “extremely, extremely tall man” who is also said to be a “gentle giant.”
- Sammy, a mysterious role that requires the actor to use prosthetics.
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The casting news for “American Horror Story: Freak Show” comes a few days after “AHS” veteran Sarah Paulson revealed that she will be playing conjoined twins Bette and Dot. The actress took to Twitter to break the news, and while she didn’t dish any details about her dual role, she did post the first character photo.
— Sarah Paulson (@MsSarahPaulson) June 12, 2014
Other Season 4 actors have kept mum about their roles, but check out our cast roundup below:
Jessica Lange – The “American Horror Story” veteran will be playing a German ex-pat who “manages one of the last freak shows in the U.S.”
Denis O’Hare – O’Hare, who played the spooky Spalding on “Coven,” will be going head-to-head with Jessica Lange’s character in Season 4. His character will be a “collector of freaks.”
Kathy Bates – Bates, who first appeared on “American Horror Story: Coven,” will be returning for another year of horrific fun. Her character will be a performer in Lange’s freak show.
Michael Chiklis – Chiklis is a newcomer to “American Horror Story.” The actor will be playing the ex-husband of Kathy Bates’ character.
Evan Peters – Like Lange, Peters has been with “AHS” from the start of the series. He’ll be returning for a fourth year as a performer and the son of Chiklis and Bates’ characters.
Sarah Paulson – The returning actress will be tackling the role of conjoined twins Bette and Dot.
Angela Bassett – Bassett will be returning for another round of terror, however her character has yet to be revealed.
Emma Roberts – Emma Roberts has been confirmed to appear in Season 4, however no news on her character has been released.
Frances Conroy – Frances Conroy will be returning, but details on her role have not been revealed.
Gabourey Sidibe – Character details for Gabourey Sidibe have not been released.
Jamie Brewer – Details on Jamie Brewer’s new character are unknown.
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