That cheering you hear is the throngs of American Horror Story viewers learning that fan favorite Sarah Paulson, who has appeared in every season of AHS, will be returning for season 5’s Hotel. Co-creator Ryan Murphy announced Paulson’s casting on Twitter today.
The actress, who has been nominated for two Emmys for her turns on AHS, will join previously announced Lady Gaga, Matt Bomer, Kathy Bates, Chloe Sevigny, Wes Bentley, and Cheyenne Jackson on Hotel. Paulson will also appear in Murphy’s other anthology series, American Crime Story: The People v. OJ Simpson, as Marcia Clark.
American Horror Story: Hotel will shoot this summer in L.A. and premiere this fall on FX.