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Lena Dunham Joins Election-Themed New Season of ‘American Horror Story’

Actress Lena Dunham is slated to join the upcoming season of American Horror Story, which will focus on the 2016 presidential election. Ryan Murphy, the show’s creator, announced the news late Wednesday. “Thrilled that my talented friend Lena Dunham is joining the AMERICAN HORROR STORY family,” Murphy wrote on Twitter. Murphy revealed in February that the new season will revolve around the 2016 presidential showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. No other details on the upcoming season have been released, and Dunham has yet to comment on what her role will be.