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‘American Horror Story’: New Cast Member Joins the ‘Coven’

Actor Leslie Jordan, best known for his role in “Will & Grace,” has joined the hit FX anthology series “American Horror Story: Coven.”

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Jordan’s character is being kept under wraps, but he posted on Facebook he was “honored” to be in the show.

Per the Reporter, “American Horror Story: Coven” tells the secret history of witches and witchcraft in America. More than 300 years have passed since the turbulent days of the Salem witch trials, and those who managed to escape are now facing extinction. Mysterious attacks have been escalating against their kind, and young girls are being sent away to a special school in New Orleans to learn how to protect themselves.

Wrapped up in the turmoil is new arrival, Zoe (Taissa Farmiga), who is harboring a terrifying secret of her own. Alarmed by the recent aggression, Fiona (Jessica Lange), the long-absent Supreme, sweeps back into town, determined to protect the Coven and hell-bent on decimating anyone who gets in her way.

The cast includes Kathy Bates as Madame LaLurie, a Louisiana-born socialite and serial killer, and Sarah Paulson as Lange's daughter, along with Denis O'Hare, Emma Roberts, Patti LuPone, Gabourey Sidibe, Evan Peters, Frances Conroy, Lily Rabe and Alexandra Breckenridge.

“Coven” premieres Wednesday, October 9, on FX. Check out the latest teaser!