Lena Dunham joins the cast of American Horror Story season 7

Lena Dunham. (Photo: Greatstock/Splash)
Lena Dunham. (Photo: Greatstock/Splash)

Cape Town – Lena Dunham will be joining the cast of American Horror Story season seven. 

Co-creator Ryan Murphy announced the news via Twitter on Thursday morning.

Details of her role remain under wraps. 

Other cast members in the upcoming anthology include: Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Billie Lourd, Billy Eichner, Cheyenne Jackson, Alison Pill, Colton Haynes, and Adina Porter.

While the title of the new season is yet to be revealed the show is rumoured to be based on the 2016 election.

Earlier this week Murphy posted a clue about the title. 

Alongside a picture of a man covered in bees he wrote: "AHS last clue before this week's TITLE reveal. Ideas?"

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The big title reveal will happen on Thursday evening at Comic-Con.