American Horror Story Season 5: Lady Gaga to be this season's villain?

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The American Horror Story: Hotel hype is well and truly brewing following creator Ryan Murphy's appearance at the TCA summer press tour. There he gave us a whole load of new info on Season 5. But what's the gossip on Gaga? As expected she'll have a pretty big evil streak

Fans will no doubt be familiar with those tense feelings of anticipation that start bubbling below the surface before the release of a new season of American Horror Story. As most of you are aware, the show's premise and characters change with every season, making the sense of mystery that surrounds each big reveal all the more exciting. With a mere two months between us and Season 5, we've left Season 4's Freak Show well and truly behind us and are gearing up to check in to Hotel this fall (the Season 5 confirmed premiere date is October 7.) The actual hotel, located in downtown Los Angeles, will be home to plenty of familiar AHS faces, including Angela Bassett, Wes Bentley and Sarah Paulson, as well as a series of newcomers (given their superstar statuses, you'll probably recognize them too). Having already recruited Lady Gaga, Murphy recently announced that model Naomi Campbell will also be starring in Season 5. We haven't got much on Campbell's character so far. But as far as Gaga goes, you need look nowhere else!American Horror Story Season 5's premiere date CONFIRMED

Speaking at The Television Critics Association summer press tour, showrunner Ryan Murphy let us in on what we can expect from Gaga's character in the fall. He explained: "She is a sort of a very wealthy social doyenne who is consumed with art and fashion and people, and she has a nefarious plan that's revealed in the first episode." A nefarious plan, eh? Well, looks like she'll be playing one of next season's villains. And if we know Gaga, it'll be a showstopping one. The singer-songwriter has recently changed her Instagram bio to "The Countess. Owner of 'Hotel' Cortez in Los Angeles," confirming Murphy's description. During the conference, he also revealed that Countess Elizabeth will have intimate relationships with Donovan (Matt Bomer's chracter), Tristan (played by Finn Witrock), and Ramona (as portrayed by Angela Bassett.) So, get ready for a crazy, rich, polyamorous , hotel-owning countess, 'cos she's coming your way very soon! Do you think Lady Gaga will do a good job as a villain on AHS Season 5?

Source: Deadline