In addition to a number of actors returning from the first season, more than a dozen new actors have joined the cast of American Horror Story: Asylum. Although the new season is already filming, we have news of a few late casting additions, which include someone that Breaking Bad fans will instantly recognize.
Mark Margolis (Breaking Bad, pictured below) will join the cast in a recurring role, according to EW. Unfortunately, like many of the roles, he will remain a mystery until the show airs. However, we know that his character will be named Sam Goodwin and have some information on two guest roles. Amy Farrington (Hung) will be playing a “worried mother”, while David Chisum (One Life to Live) has been cast as a “loving husband”.
American Horror Story: Asylum features a brand new story set at an institution for the criminally insane during the 1960′s. Adam Levine, Chloe Sevigny, James Cromwell, Lizzie Brocheré, Jenna Dewan, Clea Duvall, Franka Potente, Britne Oldford, Mark Consuelos and Joseph Fiennes make up the new cast, with Season 1 actors Jessica Lange, Frances Conroy, Zachary Quinto, Sarah Paulson, Even Peters, Eric Stonestreet, and Lily Rabe all returning as new characters.
The first episode of American Horror Story: Asylum will premiere on Wednesday, October 17th and here is the official plot synopsis:
Episode 2.01:“Welcome to Briarcliff”- Welcome to Briarcliff Manor, a notorious insane asylum which is home to the deranged serial killer Bloody Face. Lurking in the shadows of this “sanctuary of healing” are terrifying evils that blur the boundaries between reality and insanity. Written by Tim Minear; directed by Bradley Buecker.
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