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Jessica Lange's New American Horror Story Character is a Nun

Jessica Lange holds the award for best actress in a drama series for her role in 'American Horror Story' in the press room at the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California on January 29, 2012. AFP PHOTO / FREDERIC J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

We already knew that the second season of American Horror Story would be set in a 1960s-era institution for the criminally insane, run by Jessica Lange's new character. But here's a twist: She's playing a nun! "In this instance, she's a bride of Christ," writer Tim Minear tells MTV. Of course, Lange's nun won't be all that chaste, since she'll be pining after potential love interest Joseph Fiennes. But still: Jessica Lange in a habit. Prepare yourself for it.

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