'American Horror Story': Evan Peters Returning for 'Hotel'

Becoming the latest castmember to re-up for the new season of the FX anthology.
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FX's American Horror Story won't be without Evan Peters for Hotel.

Showrunner Ryan Murphy announced Friday that the fan favorite would be returning for season five of the FX anthology.

"This season, Evan Peters will be waiting for you in Room 64. #AHSHOTEL," Murphy wrote.

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Peters becomes the latest castmember to re-up for Hotel. The actor has had a central role in all four of the previous seasons and was expected to return following his optimistic comments at PaleyFest in March.

Season five of AHS will star Lady Gaga and Matt Bomer and take place in a haunted Hotel. It will mark the show's first season without leading lady Jessica Lange.

Peters joins a cast that also includes Sarah Paulson as "the baddest girl of them all," plus Kathy Bates, Chloe Sevigny, Wes Bentley and Cheyenne Jackson.

AHS: Hotel will debut in October.

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