Joseph Fiennes to Star on American Horror Story?

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With Jessica Lange, Chloe Sevigny and even Adam Levine already on board, FX is reportedly close to a deal with former Shakespeare in Love/Flashforward star Joseph Fiennes.

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According to Entertainment Weekly, Fiennes would play the head of the institution for the criminally insane where star Jessica Lange's character works and and he would also serve as a love interest for the employee.

James Cromwell, meanwhile, has already been cast as a doctor at the same institution.

American Horror Story Season 2 will premiere in October, be set in the 1960s and take place on the East Coast.

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Season 2 just seems to keep getting better and better.