FX is continuing to build the cast for American Horror Story: Hotel.
Sarah Paulson has signed up to star in the 13 episode fifth season of the network’s anthology series American Horror Story.
This marks the fifth consecutive season that Paulson has appeared on the Ryan Murphy created series, after previously appearing in Murder House, Asylum, Coven and most recently Freak Show.
Details of Paulson’s role are being kept under wraps, though in announcing the casting on Twitter executive producer and showrunner Ryan Murphy described the character as “the baddest bad girl of them all”.
For Sarah Paulson this also marks the latest collobaration with Ryan Murphy. In addition to having appeared in all previous season of American Horror Story, the actress is also playing a series regular role in companion series American Crime Story: The People Vs. O.J. Simpson.
She is the latest addition to a cast which also includes Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Matt Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Wes Bentley and Chloë Sevigny. Production on American Horror Story: Hotel is set to commence this Summer in LA for a Fall 2015 premiere.