'American Horror Story: Coven': Season 3 sees Jessica Lange as Sarah Paulson's mother (and witch!)

In what is no surprise, based on the title, "American Horror Story: Coven" is centering around witches, though not every character is a practitioner of the dark arts. But at the 2013 TCA FX day, Sarah Paulson reveals that she is playing Cordelia, daughter to Jessica Lange's Fiona (and don't think the use of the name "Cordelia" is a coincidence, you Shakespeare fans). Are they a family of witches? We'll have to wait and see."Some of us play witches, some play historical characters. I do play a witch. We move back and forth in time, so it encompasses a lot of different stories," teases Lange. The historical characters she refers to are Madame Delphine LaLaurie (Kathy Bates) and Marie Laveau, off whom Angela Bassett says her character is loosely based. And despite the darkness of those characters -- LaLaurie as a famous slave-torturer and Laveau as a Voodoo priestess -- executive producer Tim Minear says...



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