American Horror Stories E03 Cast Revealed: Lynch, Barbeau & More

Directed by Eduardo Sánchez and written by Manny Coto, the third chapter of Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and FX on Hulu's AHS spinoff American Horror Stories (check out our review of the two-episode season opener here) finds that when someone tells you a forbidden film is forbidden for a reason? You should probably listen, and now we're learning who will be joining "Drive In" to serve as cautionary tales to remind viewers that horror has a whole slew of important life lessons to teach if you pay attention (even as you're covering your face in fear)- and what happens when you don't.

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In the clip below, we have another cast reveal teaser but because we're cool like that, we've done the work for you. When the episode drops Thursday, July 22, viewers can look forward to seeing Rhenzy Feliz as Chad, Madison Bailey as Kelley, John Carroll Lynch as Larry Bitterman (sweet!), Leonardo Cecchi as Milo, Kyle Red Silverstein as Quinn, Ben J. Pierce as Dee, Amy Grabow as Tipper Gore (???), Adrienne Barbeau as Verna (!!!), Brandon Papo as Tillis, and Naomi Grossman as Rabid Ruth.

Shortly after S01E01 "Rubber (Wo)man" and So1E02 "Rubber (Wo)man: Part 2" aired, Sierra McCormick spoke with EW about joining the AHS universe. Here's a look at two highlights from the interview:

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McCormick's Approach & Take on Scarlett: "When I first read the script and started thinking about her as a character, I tried to think beyond the confines of Murder House and this universe to focus more on Scarlett's grounded qualities and what she's going through and the very real, very relatable things that she was experiencing in her life. That crossroad that she has reached in adolescence where she's not quite sure where she fits into the world and she's trying to figure it out. She maybe isn't quite confident in herself as a person or her sexuality. She feels pushed to go down this road that leads her to becoming Rubber Woman and doing all of these very heightened, crazy things. I tried to focus more on the real aspects of her character [to] let those sort of guide me to where she ends up."

On What Makes "Stories" Unique from "Story": "I think the very limited anthology, like the episode by episode, formula is really cool for people like me who currently don't feel like they can commit to watching an entire season, but they still love the universe and the atmosphere and the vibe that American Horror Story creates. It's the added binge-worthiness. I think is a really fun way to want to explore a really wide variety of different worlds and characters and actors within one season."

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Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought onto the core BC team in 2017.
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