Lena Dunham Joining Election-Themed Season of ‘American Horror Story’

Lena Dunham is fasten a upcoming seventh season of FX’s American Horror Story, according to array showrunner Ryan Murphy.

Murphy tweeted a news Wednesday: 

Dunham will seem in one episode, her reps told The Hollywood Reporter.

Murphy formerly suggested to Andy Cohen a subsequent deteriorate “is going to be about a choosing that we only went by so we consider that will be engaging for a lot of people.”

Murphy after told THR: “What I’m meddlesome in doing is not only a obvious, single-minded indicate of perspective though rather demonstrate all sides of that equation. What needs to occur in a nation now is for people to listen to any other — we might not always determine with any other and we might be frightened by what a other side is doing though we have to pierce toward understanding.” 

However, a showrunner explained that a choosing will act as a jumping-off indicate for a new series, and that no actors would be personification President Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, observant that a dual would instead be seen “on television.” 

“The initial 10 mins of a deteriorate takes place in a really scary horrible approach on Election Night and there’s something terrible that happens in a lives of a characters on Election Night as they’re examination it all go down,” he said.

AHS regulars Sarah Paulson and Evan Peters are reliable to be returning, while Teen Wolf alum Colton Haynes, Popular favorite Leslie Grossman and Scream Queens star Billie Lourd will be fasten for a initial time. Billy on a Street‘s Billy Eichner will also seem on a uncover in an different repeated role, while Roanoke stars Adina Porter and Cheyenne Jackson will also be returning.

The new season’s title, that has so distant been kept underneath wraps, will be announced Thursday, according to Murphy: 

The news will come a same day as a show’s pop-up activation during San Diego Comic-Con, that will offer a provoke on a new season.

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