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Kathy Bates returning for 'American Horror Story: Hotel'

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The staff of American Horror Story: Hotel is coming together. Co-creator Ryan Murphy announced via his Twitter this afternoon that Emmy-winner Kathy Bates, who appeared on both Coven and Freak Show, will return for season 5’s Hotel, and she’ll be in charge of the titular location. 


Bates joins a cast that includes Lady Gaga, Matt Bomer, Wes Bentley, Chloe Sevigny and Cheyenne Jackson. AHS: Hotel will premiere this fall on FX.

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