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American Horror Story Adds a Few More 'Freaks' to the Show (Recap)

American Horror Story: Freak Show

American Horror Story Adds a Few More 'Freaks' to the Show (Recap)

Originally posted 10/15/2014 11:05PM

If anyone can take on a powerhouse like Jessica Lange, it would have to be someone with the physical prowess of Michael Chiklis.

As a "strongman," Chiklis made his American Horror Story: Freak Show debut Wednesday night and lived up to his title in more ways than one.

Wendell "Dell" Toledo (Chiklis) arrives at the camp of the titular Freak Show along with his wife, Desiree Dupree (Angela Bassett), a hermaphrodite with three boobs. With credentials like that, Dell thinks they should be shoo-ins as the new headliners, but Elsa Mars (Lange) is strapped for cash and hesitant to hire "The World's Strongest Man." However, she is eventually persuaded by his manly strength and his promise to help lead her band of merry misfits.

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What Were the Big, Burning Questions Emmy Viewers Googled Monday Night? | Sofia Vergara

What Were the Big, Burning Questions Emmy Viewers Googled Monday Night?

Originally posted 08/26/2014 12:55PM

Google was keeping a sharp eye on search results during the Emmy Awards Monday night, and it was able to provide PEOPLE with the data.

It's a handy guide to figuring out what was most puzzling to viewers during the broadcast, and what they wanted to know more about as the night wore on. First up, the red carpet.

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American Horror Story Casts World's Smallest Woman | Jessica Lange

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American Horror Story Casts World's Smallest Woman

Originally posted 08/14/2014 08:05AM

A world record holder will be joining the strange world of American Horror Story this fall.

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New American Horror Story: Coven Trailer Will Send Chills Down Your Spine

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UpdatePosted 09/11/2013 10:35AM

American Horror Story: Coven Trailer Will Send Chills Down Your Spine

Originally posted 09/11/2013 10:25AM

"We all enjoy putting our toe in the cold water of fear," Alfred Hitchcock once said when asked about the pleasure of being frightened.

The new trailer for American Horror Story: Coven, the third season of the series, certainly invokes that delight in fright, with a group of young witches stomping in unison to a dark rendition of the folk song "The House of the Rising Sun."

Zoe, played by Taissa Farmiga, leads the march of the student witches towards the entrance of their finishing school, set in New Orleans. Sarah Paulson greets the girls at the door, and they file in to a large, dimly-lit room adorned with a white pentagram on the ceiling.

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Take Me to Your Leader! Cruise & Clooney Sign On to Sci-Fi Flicks & More Casting News | George Clooney, Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise & George Clooney Sign On to Sci-Fi Films & More Casting News

Originally posted 11/18/2012 06:30PM

Get ready to squirm!

Tom Cruise, George Clooney and Ashley Greene have all signed on to star in some creepy film projects.  

Cruise takes on aliens in the sci-fi war flick All You Need Is Kill, Zimbio reports. After dying in battle, the alien-fighting soldier Cruise must relive the day again and again until he can escape the cycle. The movie is scheduled for a March 2014 release.

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American Horror Story: Three Reasons It Will Keep You Up All Night (SPOILERS) | Jessica Lange

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American Horror Story: Three Reasons It Will Keep You Up All Night

Originally posted 10/17/2012 11:10PM

American Horror Story is back, and it's bolder and bloodier than ever before.

But does it live up to the dark and spooky season 1? It's probably too early to tell, but this much is certain: I turned on every light in my apartment after watching the season premiere. Read on for more.

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Emmy Picks: What They Got Right and What They Didn't

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Emmy Picks: What They Got Right and What They Didn't

Originally posted 09/24/2012 08:35AM

For some reason I started Emmy night worrying that Hugh Bonneville of PBS Masterpiece's Downton Abbey would win best actor in a drama, or that there'd be a Downton sweep. He gives a perfectly lovely performance, but it's essentially like watching Piers Morgan mellowed by a life of having valets brush his evening jacket.

But Damian Lewis won for Homeland, allowing my head to clear and track what I thought the Emmys got right and got wrong.

Got right: Homeland, Showtime.
Mad Men and Breaking Bad both had tremendous seasons, but neither was as brilliantly focused right out of the gate as this new political thriller. It was fitting, too, that the acting awards went to both Lewis and Claire Danes: They're a sort of Janus head – two faces, terrorist and counter-terrorist, each collapsing under the pressure of a duty to protect (hers) and destroy (his).

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Mark Consuelos Joins American Horror Story | Mark Consuelos

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Mark Consuelos Joins American Horror Story

Originally posted 07/17/2012 12:20PM

Daytime TV's favorite husband just got a little scarier.

Former All My Children star (and Kelly Ripa's doting husband), Mark Consuelos has joined the cast of FX's American Horror Story for season 2, EW.com reports.

Consuelos will play Spivey, a patient admitted to an institution for the criminally insane in the 1960s.

Jessica Lange (who won a Golden Globe for her role as Constance Langdon in the show's debut season), James Cromwell, Joseph Fiennes, Evan Peters, Sarah Paulson, Lily Rabe, Zachary Quinto, Adam Levine, Chloë Sevigny and Lizzie Brochere also are all slated to appear on season 2 of the series.

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Jessica Lange Has 'Crazy' New American Horror Story Role | Jessica Lange, Ryan Murphy

Jessica Lange Has 'Crazy' New American Horror Story Role

Originally posted 04/19/2012 12:15PM

Diehard fans of American Horror Story might want to mentally pack for chillier weather in the fall – say, a sweater and a straitjacket – because the second season of the shiver-inducing FX series will move the action from sunny southern California to the East Coast ... and take place in an asylum run by Jessica Lange.

"[Season 2] is set on the East Coast at an institution for the criminally insane that is run by Jessica," the show's creator, Ryan Murphy, said during a panel discussion on Wednesday.

Lange won an Golden Globe and a SAG Award for playing the nefarious neighbor to Dylan McDermott and Connie Britton in season one.

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What's Next for Newly-Single Adam Levine?

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Adam Levine Will Appear on American Horror Story

Originally posted 04/03/2012 03:00PM

His relationship with model Anne V may have fizzled, but Adam Levine has a hot new gig to keep him busy.

The Maroon 5 frontman and judge on The Voice put rumors to rest and confirmed that he will be joining the cast of American Horror Story.

"It is the truth," Levine, 33, told E! News's Ryan Seacrest. "I don't know how much I can divulge, because [series co-creator] Ryan [Murphy] is very under wraps."

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