FX has brought back actress Frances Conroy for the second season of their hit horror series American Horror Story: Asylum. Showrunner Ryan Murphy tweeted that she will be playing "the ultimate angel" in the new season.
Thrilled to announce Emmy nominee Frances Conroy is returning to AHS. Devils and angels this year...Frannie plays the ultimate angel.— Ryan Murphy (@MrRPMurphy) September 6, 2012
American Horror Story: Asylum is set in a 1960s East Coast institution for the insane. Jessica Lange stars as Sister Jude, a nun that runs the institution. Zachary Quinto, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters and Lily Rabe are also returning as new characters.