Earlier today, FX announced that Kathy Bates will join Lady Gaga and the rest of the cast of American Horror Story: Hotel. Hotel will be the fifth iteration of creator Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story miniseries. Bates previously starred in Freak Show and Coven, for which she won an Emmy Award.
Murphy announced the news on Twitter:
A few hours later, Bates confirmed FX and Murphy’s statements with a tweet of her own (yes, Kathy Bates tweets):
According to the official press release, the Los Angeles-based production of Hotel‘s 13-episode run begins later this summer. American Horror Story: Hotel will air on FX in October.