Here's some Precious news: actress Gabourey Sidibe is adding yet another cable series to her eclectic resume. Ryan Murphy announced on Twitter on Monday that the 29-year-old star has been cast in his FX series American Horror Story.
"Thrilled to announce Oscar nominee Gabourey Sidibe is joining the cast of 'American Horror Story: Coven,'" Murphy, the showrunner for the dramatic series, tweeted.
Thrilled to announce Oscar nominee Gabourey Sidibe is joining the cast of "American Horror Story: Coven."
— Ryan Murphy (@MrRPMurphy) April 29, 2013
Sidibe currently stars on the Showtime dramedy The Big C as Andrea Jackson, an aspiring fashion designer who lives with a woman who is battling cancer. The final season of the Laura Linney-lead series kicks off on Monday night. So while we'll have to say goodbye to Sidibe on The Big C, we'll get to see her on American Horror Story: Coven, though there is no additional news as to what her role will be compromised of.
Sidibe will be joining Kathy Bates, Jessica Lange, Evan Peters, Sarah Paulson, Taissa Farmiga, Frances Conroy, and Lily Rabe for the guest star jam-packed Season 3 of the creepy cult favorite.
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