Emmy award-winning actor Eric Stonestreet has been cast to appear in “American Horror Story: Asylum.”
According to TVLine, the “Modern Family” star will play a killer on the upcoming season of “AHS.” The two time Emmy winning actor’s character will share a scene with Laura, Sarah Paulson’s character, but other details about his character are being kept under wraps.
“American Horror Story: Asylum” premieres Oct. 17 on FX.
More casting news…
Gugu Mbatha-Raw, who portrayed Clea, Jake’s social worker on “Touch” will not be returning to series’ forthcoming season. Apparently, Mbatha-Raw is leaving the series because she is no longer as integral to the plot as she was during the first season of the series. [Indiewire]
David Meunier, who currently stars on NBC’s “Revolution” is returning to “Justified.” Meunier has been booked to star in 10 more episodes of the upcoming season. [THR]
Taio Cruz will cameo in “90210’s” 100th episode which airs Nov.26. [TVLine]
Kathryn Hahn has been tapped to reprise her role as Jennifer Barkley, Ben’s boss on “Parks and Recreation.” [TV Guide]
Despite his breakdown on stage and checking into rehab, Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong will appear on “The Voice” as Christina Aguilera’s team mentor. [Deadline]