Lady Gaga set to join American Horror Story: Hotel

The fifth season of American Horror Story has pulled off a major casting coup, with THR reporting that Lady Gaga has signed on to join the show.

The next season of the anthology show will be subtitled Hotel, although no further plot details have been confirmed beyond the setting.

The news comes hot on the heels of Gaga's appearance at the Oscars, at which her Sound Of Music medley became one of the most talked-about segments of the show. The casting represents the star's first major television role after big-screen appearances in the likes of Machete Kills and Sin City: A Dame To Kill For.

And just to add to the excitement, the star has subsequently tweeted a teaser video, encouraging fans to "make your reservation now"…

The new series will debut in October, with a specific air date to be confirmed.

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