‘American Horror Story: Coven’ Casts ‘Treme’ Actor James DuMont (Exclusive)

'American Horror Story: Coven' Casts 'Treme' Actor James DuMont (Exclusive)

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New season of Ryan Murphy's FX creep-fest premieres Oct. 9

The already sizable cast of “American Horror Story: Coven” has added another body to the pile.

James DuMont, known for his work on HBO's “Treme,” has been cast in a recurring role on Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk's FX creepfest, an individual with knowledge of the casting told TheWrap.

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“American Horror Story: Coven,” the third iteration of the “American Horror Story” anthology series, premieres Oct. 9.

DuMont will play a doctor on the series. Details on how many episodes DuMont will appear in were not available.

The actor currently appears on the big screen in “Lee Daniels’ The Butler.”

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“American Horror Story: Coven,” which stars returning cast members such as Evan Peters and Jessica Lange as well as newcomers including Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett and Gabourey Sidibe, centers around a boarding school of sorts for witches in New Orleans, where they're taught how to survive against those who would have them destroyed.

Following a screening of the premiere episode  on Thursday, Murphy revealed that writing for episode nine or 10 of the season.

  • Ward P

    Good for him! James is such a terrific actor.