'American Horror Story: Asylum': Dylan McDermott talks Bloody Face, cry-bating and mommy issues

Last night on "American Horror Story: Asylum," Dylan McDermott made his on screen debut as the modern day Bloody Face, and the role couldn't be any different from playing "Murder House" leading man Ben Harmon."You better not have any fears coming into the show, all your personal things are public," McDermott says during a conference call to discuss his work on "Asylum." Few actors know that better, after McDermott's infamous crying-while-masturbating scene in Series 1 became one of the hallmarks of "American Horror Story." (He now refers to the moment as "cry-bating," and compares the experience of filming that scene to running toward a fire instead of away from it.)When he was asked to return for Series 2, McDermott discovered the new character would take him somewhere even darker. "[Ryan Murphy] called me and said he wanted me to come back as the son of Bloody Face," McDermott explains. "When he told me the story...



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