By Tim Kenneally
Murphy announced the casting via Twitter on Sunday, noting that Huston, son of late director John Huston, will play the love interest of “AHS” star Jessica Lange’s character.
“Jessica Lange’s got a sexy (and dangerous) BF this year: welcome to Coven Mr. Danny Huston!” Murphy wrote.
“American Horror Story: Coven” — which premieres Oct. 9, and features a number of other newcomers, including Kathy Bates and Angela Bassett — is set more than 300 years after the Salem witch trials, with those who managed to escape the trials 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.
Lange, who’s starred in all three iterations of “American Horror Story,” will play witch Fiona, with Sarah Paulson as her daughter Cordelia.