Fox has announced cast additions for the first season of Ryan Murphy’s new series, Scream Queens.
Joining Jamie Lee Curtis and Emma Roberts will be Joe Manganiello, Lea Michelle, Abigail Breslin and Keke Palmer. Ariana Grande will guest-star in a key recurring role.
The first instalment of the comedy-horror series is set on a college campus rocked by a series of murders. Scream Queens is set for a Fall 2015 premiere. For more, follow the jump.
JOE MANGANIELLO, LEA MICHELE, ABIGAIL BRESLIN AND KEKE PALMER JOIN FOX’S UPCOMING COMEDY-HORROR ANTHOLOGY SERIES, “SCREAM QUEENS”
POP SUPERSTAR AND ACTRESS ARIANA GRANDE TO GUEST-STAR IN A RECURRING ROLE
Series Hails From GLEE Creators Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan
Jamie Lee Curtis and Emma Roberts Previously Announced in Starring Roles
15-Episode First Installment to Premiere Fall 2015
Joe Manganiello (“True Blood,” “Magic Mike XXL”), Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award nominee Lea Michele (GLEE), Academy Award nominee Abigail Breslin (“Little Miss Sunshine,” “Zombieland,” “August: Osage County”) and Keke Palmer (“Akeela and the Bee,” “Masters of Sex”) have been cast as series regulars in SCREAM QUEENS, a new comedy-horror anthology series from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Ian Brennan and Dante Di Loreto, the executive producers of GLEE and “American Horror Story.” Additionally, Grammy Award nominee and actress Ariana Grande will guest-star in a recurring role.
Jamie Lee Curtis (“Halloween”) and Emma Roberts (“American Horror Story: Freak Show”) were previously announced in starring roles in the limited series.
The first installment in the new anthology series revolves around a college campus which is rocked by a series of murders. Fifteen one-hour episodes have been ordered, which are scheduled to begin production in the spring, and premiere in Fall 2015 on FOX.
SCREAM QUEENS is produced by 20th Century Fox Television in association Ryan Murphy Television. The series is co-created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan. Murphy, Falchuk, Brennan and Dante Di Loreto will serve as executive producers.