Prepare for an epic battle of ferocious girl power-ness when Chloe Sevigny faces off against “American Horror Story” alum Jessica Lange on the second season of FX’s horror anthology series.
The actress is set to join the show playing “Shelly the Nymphomaniac,” which EW.com describes as “one of the mortal enemies of Jessica Lange’s character.” So. Freaking. Awesome. The site also reports that the writers wrote the part especially for Chloe. Even. Better.
Presumably Shelly would be one of the characters living in the mental institution that Lange’s character runs. While season one was all about all the morbid fun in the sun on the West Coast, season two will travel across the country to the East Coast. That should certainly add a new element to the total creepiness of the show.
According to show creator Ryan Murphy, that locale was teased by Sarah Paulson’s medium character in the first season. “Something that Sarah Paulson’s character, Billie Dean, says to Jessica and Taisa as she’s sage-ing the house [during the ’Birth’ episode] and talking about places where evil collects: We talk about institutions and prisons and things like that,” Murphy explained. “That was the clue.”
Sevigny is new to the series, as well as other newbies like Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine. It was rumored that French actress Lizzie Brochere may also play a nemesis to Lange on the anthology series. But, like Lange, many actors will return to the show to tackle brand new parts, including Zachary Quinto, Evan Peters, Paulson and Lily Rabe.
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