Which ‘Pose’ Star Will Be Joining ‘American Horror Story: 1984’?
Just like in past seasons, a few fan-favorites of the show are making their return, but it has also been revealed that a few new faces are set to join the hit FX show.
Her run on Pose is over but her career is continuing to flourish
Pose fans can finally rejoice because one of the show’s regulars has just been cast in the upcoming season of American Horror Story: 1984.
Angelica Ross, who plays Candy Abundance Ferocity in the hit FX series, is trading in her voguing skills for a few screams.
On July 10, American Horror Story‘s creator, Ryan Murphy, shared this exciting news on his Instagram.
“I must applaud @angelicaross for her tour de force of a performance as Candy Abundance Ferocity,” Murphy wrote. “It has been a gift to watch her blossom as a true star and undeniable talent. Though she will always be our Candy, and our show suffers this incredible loss, I am elated that the world will get much more Angelica. She is joining the American Horror Story family in another unforgettable role. Congrats Angelica for making history, leaping from #PoseFX to #AHS1984. Welcome to the #AHS family!”
This reveal comes a day after Angelica Ross made her heartbreaking exit from Pose, the groundbreaking FX series that chronicles New York City’s ‘90s ballroom scene as well as the lives of members part of the LGBTQ community.
During the latest episode, Ross’ character, Candy Ferocity, is sadly murdered after a sexual encounter turned deadly.
With Candy being the ultimate scene-stealer in the show, her death was a complete and utter shock to fans but Ross recently revealed to Entertainment Tonight that, “it was a beautiful send-off for us both.”
Ryan Murphy has seen the talent Angelica Ross embodies
As for who Angelica Ross is set to play in American Horror Story: 1984, that is still unknown, but many of us can easily guess her role will not be small.
When she was asked how it felt working with Ryan Murphy again, the actress shared her excitement for this upcoming project and even gave a little insight into the future of her career.
“If I get to work with Janet or Ryan again, I would jump at the chance,” she told ET, also revealing that she has “a lot of projects coming up.”
Along with Angelica Ross, it has been confirmed that Emma Roberts and Olympian Gus Kenworthy will also be starring in the newest American Horror Story installment.
Season regular, Sarah Paulson, will not be appearing as a major role this time around, but it is possible she could make a cameo later down the line.
American Horror Story: 1984 will premiere on Sept. 18 on FX at 10/9c.