Another big character has been cast for American Horror Story season 2! It has been confirmed that Oscar nominee James Cromwell will join the cast!

Last month, Ryan Murphy revealed that the show would take place on the East Coast in an institution for the criminally insane run by Jessica Lange’s character. It was later revealed that Lizzie Brocheré would be playing opposite Lange as a femme fatale named Gia. Cromwell fills one of the big roles playing Dr. Arden, who works with Lange’s character!

Deadline reports:

Oscar nominee James Cromwell is in negotiations to join Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk’s hit anthology series for a big 10-episode arc opposite star Jessica Lange. Season 2 of AHS is set in an East Coast institution for the criminally insane run by Lange’s character. Cromwell will play the sought-after role of Dr. Arden, who works at the institution and goes head-to-head with his boss, played by Oscar winner Lange.

Later, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that Cromwell had joined the cast of American Horror Story season 2.

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