TV: Wes Bentley upped to series regular in ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’





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Earlier today American Horror Story creator Ryan Murphy confirmed that Wes Bentley would be returning for the new season, and that he has been upped to a series regular.

Bentley first appeared on the series in Freak Show as Edward Mordrake (above). While I liked his character, Freak Show went downhill after Mordrake took Twisty the Clown away, so he annoyed me for doing that!

Matt Bomer, who played Andy in Freak Show, and Cheyenne Jackson (30 Rock) have joined the cast, although their characters have not been revealed. Lady Gaga was also recently cast in the series.

Jessica Lange will not be returning.

Series creator Ryan Murphy has promised to keep details on the next series secret for now, but he did drop hints that Freak Show offered some teases to the new season, most notably that a top hat on Maggie’s (Emma Roberts) coffee cup in Episode 4 was an “arcane” but “purposeful” clue.

Murphy has also revealed that all five seasons are in some way connected.

American Horror Story: Hotel will begin in October on FX.

Matt Wavish
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A keen enthusiast and collector of all horror and extreme films. I can be picky as i like quality in my horror. This doesn't necessarily mean it has to be a classic, but as long as it has something to impress me then i'm a fan. I watch films by the rule that if it doesn't bring out some kind of emotive response then it aint worth watching.

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