11:12 PM EDT 07/06/2014
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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."
Originally posted 03/01/2012 03:25PM
American Horror Story fans, rejoice: Jessica Lange is returning for season two.
But she's not reprising her role of the delightfully spooky Constance Langdon. Instead, the actress (who won a Golden Globe and a SAG award for the part) will play an entirely new role, EW.com reports.
"We have designed the second season of American Horror Story completely around her character," says creator Ryan Murphy. "This will really be the Jessica Lange show so I'm very excited about it."
Originally posted 01/29/2012 10:50PM
"Dream big, dream fierce." The real-life ladies of The Help would have agreed with Viola Davis, it's worth it.
Accepting the trophy for female actor in a leading role for the period drama, Davis told the audience gathered at L.A.'s Shrine Exposition Center for Sunday night's Screen Actors Guild Awards: "What is there [in life] but a dream. You can't trade in your dream for another dream. I am so proud to be an actor."
It's an appropriate motto for a cast who were also recognized for their work in the film as an ensemble, the top honor of the night.
Originally posted 12/19/2011 04:00PM
Actress Jessica Lange and her longtime partner, playwright and actor Sam Shepard, ended their relationship almost two years ago, PEOPLE has learned exclusively.
The couple, who have been together since 1982, have two children, Hannah and Samuel, together.
"They both are pursuing independent lives," says a source.
Lange, 62, who stars as Constance in FX's hit series, American Horror Story, was just nominated for a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild award. She will be seen next in The Vow, costarring Rachel McAdams, in February.
A rep for Lange confirms the split – but has no additional comment. Shepard's rep could not be reached.
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