By Tim Stack
April 29, 2013 at 12:00 PM EDT
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American Horror Story‘s season three Coven is slowly adding new members: AHS co-creator Ryan Murphy took to Twitter today to announce that Oscar-nominee Gabourey Sidibe (Precious) will be joining the cast of the third season of the FX hit.

Sidibe joins fellow newcomer Kathy Bates as well as returning stars Jessica Lange, Taissa Farmiga, Evan Peters, Sarah Paulson, Frances Conroy and Lily Rabe for AHS: Coven which will premiere this fall on FX and is rumored to revolve around witchcraft.

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