Actress Gabourey Sidibe attends Good Shepherd Services Spring Party hosted by Isaac Mizrahi at DIA 545 on April 25, 2013 in New York City

Actress Gabourey Sidibe attends Good Shepherd Services Spring Party hosted by Isaac Mizrahi at DIA 545 on April 25, 2013 in New York City

*Oscar nominee Gabourey Sidibe has been added to the growing cast of FX’s “American Horror Story: Coven,” executive producer Ryan Murphy announced today via Twitter.

Sidibe, who also appears in Showtime’s “The Big C,” will join Kathy Bates and returning star Jessica Lange for the third version of the FX horror franchise, which will be set in New Orleans.

It will premiere in October.