Matt Bomer will star in American Horror Story season 5

American Horror Story has a new leading man for its fifth season, with Deadline confirming that Matt Bomer has signed on to head up the latest run of episodes.

No details have been announced regarding Bomer’s character as yet, but the star will appear opposite new recruit Lady Gaga in the forthcoming season, subtitled Hotel.

Meanwhile, Jessica Lange has confirmed that she will be leaving the franchise after starring in four series, saying, “yes, I’m done.”

“We’ve had a great run here,” continued Lange. “I mean, I absolutely love doing these four characters, and in all the madness, I love the writers and Ryan [Murphy] and the insanity of shooting it.”

The fifth season of the show will run for 13 episodes, and is expected to air in the US in October 2015, with a UK date to be confirmed.

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