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Someone is trading one scary story for another. According to Deadline, “American Horror Story” star Alexandra Breckenridge is joining “The Walking Dead” in a recurring role. Breckenridge will play a character named Samantha, although like many characters before her, the name could be a code for a character from the comic book series.  Samantha is described as a strong mother and talented artist with a vulnerable side, who’s attractive, intelligent and strong. Although she currently has recurring status on the drama, Breckenridge does have an option to become a series regular.Read More
Skyler Samuels is the latest actress cast in the newest season of “American Horror Story,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. Samuels will have a major recurring role on the fourth season of the FX horror anthology series, titled “American Horror Story: Freak Show.” Her character, described as pivotal, is a local who gets herself into a sticky situation. This season of the series is set in 1952 when a carnival troop comes to a Florida town at the same time as a dark entity. This dark force threatens both theRead More

Posted On September 10, 2014By Alamin YohannesIn Television, TV Casting

TV: Zachary Quinto Boards NBC Miniseries ‘The Slap’

“The Slap” is going to send shockwaves through the lives of all its characters and Zachary Quinto is newest actor to get on the ride, according to Deadline . On the NBC miniseries, Quinto will play the man giving out the slap that sets everything in motion. His character’s name is Harry, a man with real anger just under the surface despite his seemingly pleasant life. This time he takes his aggression out on the wrong person: another couple’s child. As a result secrets come to light and a lawsuit is soon underway. Brian CoxRead More
FX’s horror anthology series “American Horror Story” is entering its fourth season this fall. The network has released a poster for the upcoming season, titled “American Horror Story: Freak Show“. This season focuses on the journey of a carnival troupe entering Jupiter, Florida in 1952. After the group comes to town a dark entity looms over both the entertainers and the townspeople. Finn Wittrock is among the new faces to the show this season. Wittrock has been around on stage and screen for quite some time, but recently has been involvedRead More
“American Horror Story: Freak Show” just got a little bit handsomer. EW reports Matt Bomer is set to reunite with his “Normal Heart” director Ryan Murphy and guest star in one episode of the latest installment of FX’s hit horror anthology franchise. “I try to get him to do everything for me,” Murphy told EW at their Emmy party last night. “I sent him a text that said, ‘First right of refusal, here’s the role.’ It’s very…warped.” Bomer is currently filming “Magic Mike 2,” forcing Murphy to work around hisRead More
“Game of Thrones” star Sophie Turner has been set to play “Frankenstein” author Mary Shelley in a revisionist take on the young writer’s life called “Mary Shelley’s Monster,” according to Deadline. Jeremy Irvine has been cast as Percy Shelley, the poet Mary marries at 21. “American Horror Story” star Taissa Farmiga also has a supporting role as Mary’s stepsister. “Mary Shelley’s Monster” reimagines Mary’s quest to write her seminal sci-fi novel as “the story of the most extraordinary 19th century teenage heroine told in a visceral, sexy, contemporary way.” CokyRead More
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Finn Wittrock, 29, is joining the cast of FX’s “American Horror Story: Freak Show.” “Thrilled to announce the very talented FINN WITTROCK has joined the cast of Freak Show!” tweeted show creator Ryan Murphy on Thursday about the actor’s casting, which makes him the latest new face to the cast following Wes Bentley and Michael Chiklis. “American Horror Story: Freak Show,” which is slated to premiere in October, is the fourth season of the series and centers on Jessica Lange as a German ex-pat who serves as the ring leaderRead More
UPDATE: Whoops, looks like this is fan-made. FX have confirmed no official promos for “American Horror Story: Freakshow” have yet been released. Leave it to Ryan Murphy to put a creepy twist on the beautiful fallen angel trope in the first teaser released for “American Horror Story: Freakshow,” the fourth installment in his FX horror anthology series. It doesn’t appear the teaser showcases any actual cast members of the new season, but here’s what we know about the circus-themed season so far: Jessica Lange is again Murphy’s leading lady, thisRead More
A while back, some pictures that turned out to just be fan art were released which depicted the next season of “American Horror Story” as a carnival. Turns out they were insanely close to the actual storyline which is that season 4, as reported by EW, will have a “Freak Show” theme. Jessica Lange is again the leading lady, this time a German ex-pat in charge of one of the United State’s last freak shows. It’s set in 1950 in Jupiter, Florida, and the showcased performers are all some veryRead More

Posted On December 30, 2013By Araceli RoachIn Features, Television

Up and Comers Presents: Our Top 10 TV Shows of 2013

Television these days is an embarrassment of riches between network, cable and premium channels, as well as new original programming steaming services like Netflix and Amazon. With such variety it’s not hard to imagine how any number of shows, both comedy and drama, could appeal to many different viewers, so much so that between our two lists, we only share one TV show between us. Our Top 10s are below. Did any of your favorites make the lists? Let us know below in the comments! Click here for Araceli’s TopRead More