Longtime Ryan Murphy Repertory Company member Kathy Bates has signed up for the auteur’s newest FX anthology series Feud, TVLine has learned exclusively.
Season 1 of Feud will chronicle Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange) and Bette Davis’ (Susan Sarandon) combative collaboration on the big-screen classic What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?.
Bates, who has appeared in four seasons of Murphy’s American Horror Story (including current edition Roanoke), will recur as Oscar-nominated actress and Davis confidante Joan Blondell in the eight-episode drama. During her five-decade career, Blondell appeared in nearly 100 films, including The Cincinnati Kid, The Blue Veil, Grease and The Champ.
Source: TV Line