Scream Queens Adds Nasim Pedrad

Nasim Pedrad Scream Queens

Fresh off her starring role in Mulaney, Nasim Pedrad is moving on to her next spooky project with a lead role in Ryan Murphy’s Scream Queens, our sister site Deadline reports.

The first season of Fox’s comedy-horror anthology, premiering this fall, takes place at a college campus rocked by a series of brutal murders. Pedrad joins previously announced series regulars Jamie Lee Curtis (NCIS), Emma Roberts (American Horror Story), Lea Michele (Glee), Joe Manganiello (True Blood), Abigail Breslin (Little Miss Sunshine) and Keke Palmer (Masters of Sex).

In addition to Mulaney, former SNL-er Pedrad recently popped up in an episode of New Girl.