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TV Casting: Jessica Lange out, Matt Bomer in AMERICAN HORROR STORY [Updated]

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American Horror Story and Rio Heat have made recent TV show casting, TV movie casting, and TV directing news. These shows and movies air on FX.

American Horror Story (FX)

Jessica Lange announced to screaming fans at the American Horror Story PaleyFest panel tonight, “Yes, I’m done.” She will not be joining Lady Gaga in American Horror Story: Hotel [possibly a haunted hotel], the fifth season of the Emmy-winning FX series next October

Matt Bomer will star opposite Lady Gaga in American Horror Story: Hotel…and Cheyenne Jackson too was unveiled as a new cast member.

Bomer will play a lead in AHS: Hotel, with details about his character kept under wraps. Asked about his character’s relation to Lady Gaga’s character, he said, “I can’t confirm or deny that there might be a love interest.”

Rio Heat

Harvey Keitel (The Grand Budapest Hotel, From Dusk Till Dawn) has joined the cast of Jon Cassar’s action/comedy series Rio Heat opposite Victor Webster. Keitel will play Hubert Humbolt, a mysterious figure and ex-CIA operator who now owns the largest private investigation company in the world. He opens his Rio branch (enlisting our heroes to run it) as well as continuing to do contract work for his government cronies.

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Source: Hollywoodreporter, Deadline

 

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