Ryan Murphy missed Taissa Farmiga in season 2 of AMERICAN HORROR STORY, and he’s looking to rectify that for season 3 of the hit horror show on FX. Farmiga, the daughter of Vera Farmiga, played Violet in the first season, and would join Jessica Lange, Evan Peters, and Sarah Paulson as fellow returnees onboard for season 3.
Murphy on Farmiga:
“I missed her this season. There wasn’t really a role for her. I feel very protective of her and I didn’t want her to go back into the loony bin—it was too dark. So I thought well ‘I want Taissa to be one of the leads next year.’ I called her up and pitched her the character for the season and she loved it and she said, ‘Yes let’s do it.’ So we’re in negotiations for her to headline season 3.”
Murphy wants more romance in the third season, referencing the Tate and Violet storyline of season 1, and expects Farmiga to provide some of that romance come the fall.