February 07, 2012 11:06am PT by Lesley Goldberg
'Glee's' Ryan Murphy Wants Madonna -- and the Material Girl is Game (Video)
Ryan Murphy wants to take a second stab at a Madonna episode -- with the Material Girl popping into Glee's McKinley High.
During a visit to Bravo's Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, the Glee and American Horror Story co-creator spilled on who he'd like to next see guest star on the Fox musical.
"I want to do another Madonna episode but I want Madonna to be on it," he says. "She says she would do it. I think that's what I want to do."
Glee paid tribute to the Super Bowl halftime performer in April 2010 with its "Power of Madonna" episode that featured eight tracks from the pop icon's library including "Like a Virgin," "Express Yourself," "4 Minutes" and "Vogue," which became Jane Lynch's first vocal performance on the series.
The episode drew 13 million viewers and a 5.3 rating in the prized adults 18-49 demographic.
In addition to spilling on Glee, Murphy also confirmed that SAG and Golden Globe winner Jessica Lange would indeed be returning to Season 2 of FX's horror anthology drama American Horror Story, responding with a simple "yes" when asked if she would "make an appearance."
The confirmation comes after Lange told reporters backstage at both January awards shows that she was mulling her future with the series, which will be completely rebooted with a new house, cast and location for its upcoming sophomore season. While the showrunner was mum on who else would be returning, he confirmed that Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott and Taissa Farmiga -- the central Harmon family at the center of the first-year series -- would not be among them.
"I'm in negotiations with four of the people who were on last year's show, none of them were the Harmons," he told Cohen.
Watch Murphy's interview below -- and as an added bonus, Sarah Michelle Gellar chatted all things Ringer and All My Children. Do you think Glee should take another stab at a Madonna episode featuring the Material Girl herself? What about American Horror Story, are you bummed that the Harmons won't be returning?