The casting announcements for American Horror Story: Hotel has been coming in drips and drabs, and Ryan Murphy has tweeted that Kathy Bates will be returning for her third season of the anthology show.
Kathy Bates is running the Hotel. #AHSSeason5
— Ryan Murphy (@MrRPMurphy) April 8, 2015
Bates previously played unkillable racist murderer Madame Delphine DeLaurie in Coven, and bearded lady Ethel Darling in Freak Show. If she’s running the hotel, could she be stepping in the departed Jessica Lange’s shoes as the lead?
American Horror Story: Hotel begins this October on Fox in the UK. You can buy American Horror Story Seasons 1-3 on Blu-ray for £32.95 at Amazon.co.uk. Keep up with the latest genre TV news with the new issue of SciFiNow.