pinterest-p mail bubble share2 google-plus facebook twitter rss reddit linkedin2 stumbleupon
TOP

CBR

The Premium The Premium The Premium

Jessica Lange Confirms ‘American Horror Story’ Departure

by  in TV News Comment
Jessica Lange Confirms ‘American Horror Story’ Departure

The jig is up for Jessica Lange: The two-time Emmy winner has headlined all three seasons of FX’s American Horror Story to date, and she’ll be back for next year’s fourth version — but after that, she’s leaving the horror behind.

“It ends up being a lot of time during the year being committed to something,” she told Entertainment Weekly about her reasons for leaving the FX horror series. “I haven’t done that for a long time. It’s like doing a stage play between the rehearsal and the run. This is a six-month commitment every year. That will be four years in a row. I want to have more time to myself I guess. Once it’s over and I have a full year ahead of me with nothing to do, who knows? It might not have been the best decision. But I think four years doing something is a sufficient amount of time.”

Lange’s departure is a blow for American Horror Story and its fans, but on the bright side, the show constantly reinvents itself, telling a new story with new characters every year. Lange will be missed, but there’s reason to believe the show can go on past any individual actor.

  • Ad Free Browsing
  • Over 10,000 Videos!
  • All in 1 Access
  • Join For Free!
GO PREMIUM WITH CBR
Go Premium!

More Videos