American Horror Story Season 3 casts Kathy Bates

Misery star Kathy Bates will play Jessica Lange’s nemesis in American Horror Story Season 3

Kathy Bates in Stephen King adaptation Misery

Academy Award winner Kathy Bates will join American Horror Story season 3 as a friend-turned enemy of Jessica Lange.

TV Line reports that the star of Misery will join the cast of the third season, which includes Evan Peters, Sarah Paulson, Lily Rabe, Taissa Farmiga, Frances Conroy, and Lange. As we’ve previously heard, all the returning actors will be playing new characters, although details remain scarce.

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