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Derek Lawrence
April 06, 2017 06:58 PM
This story originally appeared on Entertainment Weekly

This article originally appeared on Entertainment Weekly.

Billie Lourd is making the leap from one Ryan Murphy series to another.

The Scream Queens star is set for a lead role in the seventh season of American Horror Story, EW has confirmed.

Lourd joins AHS veterans Sarah Paulson and Evan Peters in the upcoming election-themed installment of the horror franchise. While little is known about the season, executive producer Tim Minear teased that the plot came from a “completely bats—” idea.

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The daughter of Carrie Fisher and granddaughter of Debbie Reynolds, Lourd is best known for her two-season run on Murphy’s Scream Queens, playing the earmuff-wearing Chanel No. 3. She had a small part alongside her late mother in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and is returning for the upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Deadline first reported the news.

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