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Nick Jonas, Ariana Grande & Lea Michele join 'Scream Queens'

2015-01-28
Nick Jonas, Ariana Grande and Lea Michele have all been cast in Ryan Murphy's upcoming comedy horror series Scream Queens. The first installment in the American Horror Story creator's new anthology series revolves around a college campus which is rocked by a series of murders. Nick-Jonas-Flaunt5 Nick Jonas - who is currently playing a gay martial arts fighter in US drama series Kingdom - will star in a recurring role, as will pop star and former Nickelodeon actress Ariana Grande. Meanwhile, Glee's Lea Michele has joined the increasingly stellar cast in a lead role, alongside previously announced stars Jamie Lee Curtis and Emma Roberts - find out more here. Other confirmed cast members include True Blood's Joe Manganiello and Academy Award nominated Little Miss Sunshine actress Abigail Breslin. Scream Queens has already been picked up by American television network Fox for 15 hour-long episodes, which will go into production in early 2015. Murphy is working with Glee collaborators Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan on the show, which is expected to debut in the autumn. It was recently revealed that Murphy is planning a dramatic "reinvention" for season 5 of American Horror Story, after a somewhat mixed reception to the show's current installment, Freak Show - find out more here. More stories: Attitude ranks ‘American Horror Story’s 10 fiercest women In pictures: Nick Jonas's 'Kingdom' character is revealed to be gay