Nick Jonas (“Kingdom”) has been cast in a recurring role in “Scream Queens,” a new comedy-horror anthology series from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Ian Brennan and Dante Di Loreto, the executive producers of “Glee” and “American Horror Story.”
Jamie Lee Curtis (Halloween), Emma Roberts (“American Horror Story: Freak Show”), Joe Manganiello (“True Blood,” Magic Mike XXL), Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award nominee Lea Michele (“Glee”), Academy Award nominee Abigail Breslin (Little Miss Sunshine, Zombieland, August: Osage County) and Keke Palmer (Akeelah and the Bee, “Masters of Sex”) were previously announced in starring roles in the limited series. Additionally, Grammy Award nominee and actress Ariana Grande will guest-star in a recurring role.
The first installment in the new anthology series revolves around a college campus which is rocked by a series of murders. Production is scheduled to begin in the spring, with the series premiering in the fall of 2015 on FOX.
After achieving worldwide fame with the Jonas Brothers, Island Records artist Nick Jonas released his self-titled solo debut in November 2014. The album spawned the double-Platinum smash single and No. 1 U.S. radio hit, “Jealous,” as well as the new single, “Chains.” On television, Jonas stars in “Kingdom,” a mixed-martial arts family drama that premiered last fall and was recently renewed for two additional seasons. In support of his album, he will be joining Iggy Azalea on her upcoming “Great Escape” tour in the spring of 2015.
“Scream Queens” is produced by 20th Century Fox Television in association Ryan Murphy Television. The series is co-created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan. Murphy, Falchuk, Brennan and Dante Di Loreto will serve as executive producers.
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