Joseph Fiennes, who I last saw in the abysmal FlashForward, is joining popular series, American Horror Story, for their second season which will be on TV later this year.
According to EW, “The final major piece of casting for the second season of FX’s thriller American Horror Story is falling into place. Joseph Fiennes is in negotiations to appear as a regular on AHS season 2. The actor would play the head of the institution for the criminally insane where star Jessica Lange works, and will also be the object of her attraction; the pair have a May/December romance. Not much else is known about his character but we’re told he’s “tortured” — not surprising given the dark world of AHS.”
Joseph will be joining Jessica Lange, Zachary Quinto, Evan Peters, Sarah Paulson, Lily Rabe, Adam Levine, Lizzie Brochere, Chloe Sevigny and James Cromwell with the returning cast playing opposite roles to those previously.
Source: Bloody Disgusting