American Horror Story” Season 7 is adding a new “Girl” to its cast.
Lena Dunham is joining the FX horror anthology, co-creator Ryan Murphy announced in a tweet on Wednesday evening.
“Thrilled that my talented friend Lena Dunham is joining the AMERICAN HORROR STORY family,” he wrote. “Always wanted to work together, and now we r!”
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Additional details about Dunham’s role have not yet been revealed. The title of “AHS” Season 7, which Murphy previously revealed will be inspired by the 2016 presidential election, will be announced on Thursday.
Previously announced cast members include “AHS” veterans Sarah Paulson and Evan Peters, as well as franchise newcomers Billie Lourd (who worked with Murphy on “Scream Queens”) and “Billy on the Street’s” Billy Eichner. Beyond that, however, Murphy and FX have unsurprisingly revealed little about the upcoming season, with Murphy most recently dropping a clue in the form of a nightmarish bee-filled photo on his Instagram.
Dunham wrapped her HBO series “Girls,” which she created and starred in for six seasons, earlier this year. “AHS” is no stranger to bringing in starry names — Jessica Lange starred in the anthology for its first four seasons, and Lady Gaga joined the cast for its fifth and sixth seasons.
Thrilled that my talented friend Lena Dunham is joining the AMERICAN HORROR STORY family. Always wanted to work together, and now we r!
— Ryan Murphy (@MrRPMurphy) July 20, 2017
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No 👎 Did they have to cast this no talent actress on the show I was looking forward to seeing this show I hope she’s not part of the main cast
Horrible casting. Ryan Murphy should be ashamed of welcoming her. I guess that they’ve lost their minds with this election madness. Liberal lunatics.
I’ll be skipping this season of AHS. The repulsive pigmutt, Lena Dunham, will tank this show.
Lousy actress and a horrible woman. A horror story all by herself.
I’ve watched every season with anticipation, maybe not so much the last two seasons with an overrated Lady Gaga. I draw the line with disgusting Lena Dunham.
I can see it now, Lena Dunham is the “American Horror Story”!