Everyone Who Is Confirmed For American Horror Story Season 8 — So Far
We can already tell that American Horror Story season eight is going to be epic. Not only will the upcoming season be a crossover of Coven and Murder House, but it already has a star-studded cast. Sarah Paulson was the first person confirmed for Apocalypse, and now creator Ryan Murphy has revealed a handful of actors who will be joining her. Spoiler: some of them are AHS alums! Plus, there are even more "fan-favorite" cameos in store! See who is officially signed up for the upcoming season ahead.
Murphy told Entertainment Weekly that Bates is returning to AHS this season. "Kathy and Sarah Paulson have a lot of great stuff to get to do," he said. "So, with Evan Peters, the three of them are the leads this year."
Murphy told The Hollywood Reporter that he's "throwing in" the English actress for the upcoming season.
During an American Horror Story: Cult FYC panel, Murphy revealed that the actress will be returning this season.
The Australian actor, who played David Madson in American Crime Story season two, is on board as Michael Langdon. The character is the result of Vivien and Tate's unholy union in season one, and also the antichrist who will likely bring about season eight's titular Apocalypse.
Although we're unsure of who she's playing in the upcoming season, Lourd did excellent work as Winter in Cult, so we know her performance will be memorable.
Murphy announced on Twitter that Farmiga would be joining season eight. She will most likely reprise her Coven role as Zoe Benson.
Muphy also announced that Sidibe, who previously appeared in Coven, Freak Show and Hotel, would be coming back for the eighth season.
Nicks, who appeared in Coven as the White Witch, will be coming back for AHS this season.
The AHS mainstay will also be making her return for the eighth season.
Rabe was last seen on Roanoke and will be returning for Apocalypse.
The Wrap revealed that Britton will be returning to AHS for season eight. She will likely be reprising her role as Vivien Harmon from Murder House.
The Wrap also revealed McDermott's return for the eighth season. The Murder House alum will most likely be reprising his role as Ben Harmon from season one and was spotted filming on set in Los Angeles.