Michael Chiklis Joins American Horror Story: Freak Show

Michael ChiklisRyan Murphy and his team from “American Horror Story” took to the stage to reflect on “American Horror Story: Coven” and to look ahead at “American Horror Story: Freak Show,” the FX series’ fourth story arc.

Murphy revealed to the audience that Michael Chiklis (“The Shield,” “Fantastic Four” films) will be joining the freak show; he’ll star as Evan Peters’ father.

American Horror Story: Freak Show stars Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Angela Bassett, Jamie Brewer, Denis O’Hare and Frances Conroy.

Details about “Freak Show” pulled from Paleyfest’s Twitter are this: The fourth season is about a “freak show” – not a carnival or circus and it will be set in Florida.

Expect the new season to begin in October.