Lady Gaga plays a Countess Elizabeth Cortez who owns AHS’ Hotel Cortez. To get the part Lady Gaga called Ryan Murphy. “I called him and I said,
‘Ryan, I wanna be on Horror Story.’ And he goes, ‘Okay.’ And that was it.” a glamorous socialite who attends art openings and fashion shows, enjoys foursomes and maintains her looks from imbibing human blood. But she is not a vampire, Murphy wants her known as someone who has an ancient blood virus.
Murphy revealed that Madchen Amick will share scenes with Chloe Sevigny’s character. “She is playing the mother of a boy who becomes ill,” said the EP. “And Chloe plays the doctor.”
Cheyenne Jackson is playing Will Drake, a father and fashion icon.
Matt Bomer playing a character named Donovan.
Wes Bentley plays detective John Lowe.
Lilly Rabe plays a serial killer, Aileen Wuornos.
Chloe Sevigny will be playing Alex Lowe, wife of John Lowe and a Doctor.
Kathy Bates is running the Hotel
Sarah Paulson is playing Hypodermic Sally
Evan Peters is playing Mr. James March. Tweet from Murphy: "This season, Evan Peters will be waiting for you in Room 64."
Angela Bassett will be playing Ramona Royal, previous relationship with the Countess.
Finn Wittrock is playing Tristan Duff, the Countess' new love interest.
Denis O'Hare will be playing Liz Taylor, or at least he is a entertainer who plays in the lounge and he thinks that he is her.
Mare Winningham will be there, playing something... still not sure what.