'American Horror Story' exclusive: Sarah Paulson to reprise season one's Billie Dean Howard in 'Hotel' finale
American Horror Story fans will like this news: EW has learned exclusively that AHS all-star Sarah Paulson will reprise her season 1 (!) role of psychic Billie Dean Howard in the season finale of AHS: Hotel. Loyal viewers will remember that Bilile Dean was a confidante of Jessica Lange’s Constance in the first incarnation of AHS.
That means Paulson will be playing two different roles — Sally and Billie Dean — this season. Her costar, Finn Wittrock, has done something similar on Hotel, portraying both Tristan and Rudolph Valentino.
In the finale, we’ll learn that Billie Dean has her own reality series focusing on her psychic abilities and comes to the Cortez thinking it would be prime setting for an episode.
AHS: Hotel has already connected itself to season one’s Murder House by way of realtor Marcy and Dr. Montgomery, who treated Lady Gaga’s The Countess years ago.
American Horror Story: Hotel airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. on FX.
American Horror Story
An anthology series that centers on different characters and locations, including a haunted house, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, and a hotel.