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'American Horror Story: Coven' Casts Danny Huston as Jessica Lange's Boyfriend

September 9, 2013 (6:45 am) GMT
Series creator Ryan Murphy breaks the casting news on his Twitter, writing, 'Jessica Lange's got a sexy (and dangerous) BF this year: welcome to Coven Mr. Danny Huston!'
Danny Huston

After playing a nun in the second installment of "", 's character in the upcoming chapter of the thriller series isn't committing a celibacy. In fact, the show has found a love interest for Lange's Fiona.

Landing the role of Fiona's boyfriend, who according to series creator Ryan Murphy is "sexy" and "dangerous," is . The writer shared the news via his Twitter page as tweeting, "Jessica Lange's got a sexy (and dangerous) BF this year: welcome to Coven Mr. Danny Huston!"

Award-winning actor/writer/director Huston has appeared in Martin Scorsese's "", Sofia Coppola's "" and Ridley Scott's "" among others. His latest film "" was premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on May 16 and he is currently filming Tim Burton-directed "", which also features , , and .

"American Horror Story: Coven", set to premiere October 9 on FX, centers on Lange's witch character Fiona, who is determined to protect the Coven when mysterious attacks have been escalating against her kind. plays her daughter.

plays Marie Delphine LaLaurie, or Madame LaLaurie, loosely based on the real-life Louisiana-born socialite infamous for killing and torturing black slaves in the 1830s. She was initially a best friend to Fiona but later turns into her worst enemy.

is cast as Marie Laveau, a real-life Louisiana Creole woman "in the 1800s who was very influential in the city." She was known as a Voodoo priestess. , who starred in the inaugural season, returns to play a new arrival in New Orleans who is harboring a terrifying secret of her own.

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