EVAN PETERS THE LATEST "AMERICAN HORROR STORY" VETERAN TO JOIN "HOTEL"
Peters Joins Previously Announced Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Matt Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Wes Bentley and Chloë Sevigny
Production of the 13-Episode Installment Hotel will Begin in
Late Summer and air on FX in October
LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2015 - Evan Peters is checking into American Horror Story: Hotel, marking his fifth appearance in the award-winning horror anthology series from prolific producer Ryan Murphy. Peters and previously announced co-star Sarah Paulson share the distinction of having starred in all five installments of AHS. They join a cast that includes Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Matt Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Wes Bentley and Chloë Sevigny.
Peters most recently starred as "Jimmy Darling" in AHS: Freak Show. Prior to that, he played "Kyle Spencer" in AHS: Coven, "Kit Walker" in AHS: Asylum, and "Tate Langdon" in the initial installment, AHS: Murder House. Peters is currently in production on the feature film Elvis & Nixon with Kevin Spacey.
Production of the 13-episode Hotel will begin in Los Angeles in late summer, and will air on FX in October. The American Horror Story franchise is produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television.
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