Horror Story Taps Deadwood's Ian McShane to 'Tussle' With Jessica Lange
The latest addition to the FX spookfest, which opens its second chapter next Wednesday: British actor Ian McShane, who during his run on HBO’s Deadwood won a Golden Globe and earned an Emmy nomination.
Horror Story cocreator Ryan Murphy announced the casting via Twitter on Wednesday, teasing that McShane’s character will “tussle” with the mental institution head/nun being played by Emmy/Globe/SAG Award winner Jessica Lange. No further details on his role were immediately made available.
In addition to his run as Deadwood‘s Al Swearengen, McShane’s Stateside TV credits include NBC’s Kings and Starz’s Pillars of the Earth miniseries.