Stars check in to American Horror Story: Hotel

American Horror Story veterans Sarah Paulson and Kathy Bates will return to the FX series for its fifth installment.

Sarah Paulson in American Horror Story: Freak Show

Sarah Paulson in American Horror Story: Freak Show

They join the cast for American Horror Story: Hotel that already boasts Lady Gaga, Matt Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Wes Bentley and Chloë Sevigny.

Paulson has appeared in all four previous American Horror Story seasons, including Freak Show, Coven, Asylum, and Murder House. Bates has starred in two – Freak Show, and Coven.

Production of the 13-episode Hotel will begin in Los Angeles later this summer, and will air on FX in October.

The American Horror Story franchise was created by Ryan Murphy and is produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television.

Paulson has also joined the cast of Murphy’s next anthology series for FX, American Crime Story: The People V OJ Simpson, as prosecutor Marcia Clark.