The Emmy-nominated actor has a busy October, with "12 Years a Slave" opening in theaters Oct. 18 and "American Horror Story: Coven," premiering Oct. 9 on FX.
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.
This marks the third consecutive year that Backstage has spoken to Sarah Paulson regarding her Emmy nomination. We spoke to Paulson shortly before she attended Comic Con for the first time about Emmy love, keeping “AHS” secrets, and the horrors of knotty pine.
Grab a glass of eggnog and watch some of these actors in made-for-TV movies!
Emmy-nominee Sarah Paulson credits Jessica Lange's role in "Frances" as one of the reasons she became an actor.
Emmy nominee Sarah Paulson talks about "Game Change," Sarah Palin, and "American Horror Story: Asylum."
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.
The brilliant Danny Burstein and Sarah Paulson are entrancing in “Talley’s Folly,” Lanford Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize–winning 1979 play being revived by Roundabout Theatre Company.
There’s a fine line between watching adult men struggle to find themselves and immature man-boys behaving badly, and the trio of friends at the center of “Fairhaven” is firmly on the man-boys side.
After the world premiere of “Fairhaven” at the Tribeca Film Festival, Sarah Paulson and Chris Messina are happy to be in NYC, offer advice for actors.