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Chloë Sevigny to Play Nymphomaniac on American Horror Story

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 18:  Actress Chloe Sevigny attends HUGO on Greene Street in Honor of the Young Collectors Council of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum celebrated by HUGO BOSS at HUGO Boutique on May 18, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for HUGO BOSS)

Before he geared up for season two of American Horror Story, creator Ryan Murphy said he hoped to lure big stars to the show, since it only represented a one-season commitment ... and then, for the most part, he simply repopulated season two with returning players Jessica Lange, Zachary Quinto, and Evan Peters. Now, though, EW reports Murphy has landed Chloë Sevigny for the role of "Shelly the Nymphomaniac," who'll go head-to-head with Lange in an institution for the criminally insane. "Shelly the Nymphomaniac"! It's either the part of a lifetime, or the name of a fun new Ween song.

Photo: Jamie McCarthy/2011 Getty Images