Ian McShane Cast on American Horror Story

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Look out, Jessica Lange. Ian McShane is coming for you.

The former Deadwood star has landed a role on American Horror Story: Asylum, creator Ryan Murphy Tweeted today, simply teasing that the veteran actor's character will "tussle" with Lange's nun.

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American Horror Story Season 2, which will take place inside a mental institution set in 1960s New England, kicks off Wednesday, October 17 on FX.

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I think the third season should be set in an abandoned boarding school. There could perhaps be a hint of a backstory of the schol being forced to close after the mysterious deaths of several students, who were thought to have created a "death pact". Spooky, much?????