"I've never worked this much in my life, period, and I've never been in the show this much and had so much thrown at me." - Evan Peters
"If my career had turned out like the fantasy I had of what it was going to be, it would never have made me happy" - Sarah Paulson
"I wonder sometimes if being in the Ryan Murphy world — in that I get to play so many different types of characters within that one TV show — that there really isn't time to sort of typecast me as one particular kind of thing." - Sarah Paulson
Kathy Bates is like the best utility player you could ever want on your baseball team. Give her the ball and she’ll always knock it out of the park. If you watched her on American Horror Story: Freak Show this season, you’ll know she did just that. It’s amazing how good she is and on a consistent basis. She participated in a recent conference call to chat about her time on the show, fake beards, working with Jessica Lange and how acting is like practicing veterinary medicine. What is it that you most identify with in Ethel? Kathy Bates: Her ... Read more
Naomi Grossman is enjoying the success of American Horror Story: Freak Show in her role as the gremlin-like Pepper. However, getting to that point of career satisfaction certainly wasn’t easy. She talked to Salon about her journey to series regular on the Ryan Murphy show. “It was an audition like any other. Agent called. Sent some sides to prepare. Of course it wasn’t the real script, since that’s under lock and key, but rather scenes from the first season — just so they could see me act. I had no idea what the character was,” Grossman shared. “Not until I ... Read more
For Jessica Lange fans, brace yourself for the news she recently revealed to the Los Angeles Times, she’s ready to retire. Don’t worry though, it’s a five-year plan for the 64-year-old actress. She shared how she wants to end her successful career. Lange said, “I am coming to the end of acting. I have a list: another stage production, maybe one or two more movies, one more season of American Horror Story…and then that is it for me. Because I think that’s enough. I want to go out with a bang …or should I say, a scare?” Her work on ... Read more
After facing a brutal season on American Horror Story: Asylum as tortured victim, Lana Winters, it makes sense that Sarah Paulson was ready for something a little different. Now, she’s starring on Broadway in Lanford Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Talley’s Folly. However, Paulson wasn’t initially sold on the idea of returning to the stage.
Connie Britton worried that there would be no coming back from playing Tami Taylor. After her name became attached to her beloved character on Friday Night Lights, Britton knew it would take something a little daring to avoid being typecast forever.
Jessica: "I’m always surprised when young people don’t know certain actors or are not familiar with certain films"
Chloe on not auditioning for the part: "I’d never gotten the role auditioning, I’m terrible at it"
The cast and crew of the FX hit American Horror Story gathered at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills Friday night to discuss their work on the groundbreaking show—and creator Ryan Murphy provided several teasers about the second season.
“Even when I got the audition, which was only a page, it was just a character that I've never played before. It's this overt sexuality that I've never had the opportunity to explore as an actor, so that was what I was really excited about. And then I read the script and I about sh-t myself.”