Shyamalan shared the news on Twitter Monday writing, "Incredibly fortunate to round out our iconic cast of actors on #Glass... @MsSarahPaulson will be joining us. #powerhouse."
Glass which is due in theaters on Jan. 18, 2018, will work as both a sequel to 2000's Unbreakable and 2016's Split.
The film will revolve around how Unbreakable's Bruce Willis will take on James McAvoy's villainous character from Split. Stars from both films including Samuel L. Jackson and Anya Taylor-Joy will also be featured.
Paulson recently finished work on Warner Bros. upcoming spinoff of Ocean's Eight alongside Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Awkwafina, Helena Bonham Carter and Rihanna and is currently in production on Steven Spielberg's The Papers which stars Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep, Variety reported.