Paulson says she was surprised that her character, Lana Winters, became the heart of the show, but viewers understand that creator Ryan Murphy had no choice when faced with a performance this nuanced, memorable, and brilliant.
American Horror Story: Asylum
Jessica Lange earned her fifth Emmy nomination for her role as Sister Jude on "American Horror Story: Asylum." We spoke about her favorite scene and what's in store for Season Three.
Sarah Paulson graces our cover this week, and she chats with Backstage about her roles in Steve McQueen's upcoming "12 Years a Slave" and Ryan Murphy's "American Horror Story: Coven" co-starring Jessica Lange and Kathy Bates and premiering Oct. 9 on FX.