Emma Roberts eyes 'American Horror Story' role

May 23, 2013 at 9:43 AM
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LOS ANGELES, May 23 (UPI) -- Emma Roberts is in talks to join the cast of "American Horror Story" for the supernatural drama's third season, TVLine reported.

The 22-year-old star of "Ice Princess," "Aquamarine," "Nancy Drew," "The Winning Season" and "Scream 4" would play a self-involved party girl named Madison in "American Horror Story: Coven," the television news website said.

No other details regarding the character or her story line were immediately available.

The show features a repertory ensemble, which also includes Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, Lily Rabe, Frances Conroy, Taissa Farmiga and Evan Peters, Roberts' real-life boyfriend.

Every season follows a new set of characters in different times and places than the previous season.

Season 1 was about ghosts, while the second season was about the residents of an insane asylum. Season 3 will be about witches and will include appearances by Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Patti LuPone and Gabourey Sidibe.

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