Actress Taissa Farmiga will be pulling double duty this season on American Horror Story Apocalypse. Farmiga will be reprising both her roles from Coven and Murder House.
While Farmiga’s casting for Season 8 was announced by creator Ryan Murphy last month, it was unknown until now whether she’d be playing Zoe or Violet — or someone new entirely. And seeing as fellow “AHS” star Sarah Paulson is playing both her “Murder House” and “Coven” roles as well, along with a mysterious third character, anything was possible.
Farmiga’s Murder House character ended up dead like the rest of her family (that is except for her Anti-Christ baby brother) whereas her Coven character is still very much alive. “Apocalypse” will star Farmiga, McDermott, Britton Paulson, Evan Peters, Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, Billie Lourd, Emma Roberts, Billy Eichner, Leslie Grossman, Adina Porter and Cheyenne Jackson. Oh, and let’s not forget the biggest surprise return of all: Jessica Lange. Joining the series will be newcomers Fern and Joan Collins.
“American Horror Story: Apocalypse” will premiere Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 10/9c on FX.