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Wes Bentley Cast on 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

July 9, 2014 (6:02 am) GMT
Bentley, who played Seneca Crane in 'The Hunger Games', is set to portray a dark tormentor from Kathy Bates' past in the upcoming season.
Wes Bentley

Actor is going to show his dark side on ": Freak Show". Bentley, who also appeared in "American Beauty" and "", will play Eddie, a dark tormentor from ' past who is seeking revenge, TV Line reports.

The next season of "American Horror Story" is set in Jupiter, Florida in the 1950s. Also starring , , , and , it will center on freak shows in the U.S. Bentley will appear in the two-part Halloween episode which are tentatively scheduled to air on October 21 and 28 on FX.

In addition to Bentley, the show previously welcomed another star . The Emmy-winning actor will play a strong man who is married to Bassett's character. "He has scenes with Angela and Jessica Lange and [onscreen ex] Kathy Bates," creator Ryan Murphy told the site recently.

"I love the part because it's really written to be quite vulnerable, which is something I think Michael does so well - the strong man who's vulnerable. I'm very excited to see [him] tussle with all those great ladies. And he's really up for it, really excited about it," he added.

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