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'American Horror Story' Adds Matt Bomer, Check Out the Tasty New 'Freak Show' Teaser: VIDEO

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Matt Bomer will be joining the cast of American Horror Story: Freak Show this fall, Entertainment Weekly reports:

Creator Ryan Murphy broke the news himself at EW’s Emmy Party saying he’s excited to reunite once again with the “amazing” actor, who is nominated this year for his performance in The Normal Heart, also directed by Murphy.

“I try to get him to do everything for me,” Murphy told EW. “I sent him a text that said, ‘First right of refusal, here’s the role.’ It’s very…warped.” Murphy said he had to work around Bomer’s schedule filming Magic Mike 2 in order to make the appearance work.

Murphy also released a creepy, tongue-filled new teaser for the upcoming season, which you can watch AFTER THE JUMP...

American Horror Story: Freak Show premieres October 8 at 10 pm ET on FX.

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Matt Bomer Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge With Help of Sons: VIDEO

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Matt Bomer, who just recently finished filming the sixth and final season of White Collar, has accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge with help from his three adorable sons Henry, Walker, and Kit.

The challenge helps raise awareness for ALS, often referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease. 

Bomer nominated Joe Manganiello, Zachary Quinto, and Mark Ruffalo to the challenge. 

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Matt Bomer Talks 'Normal Heart' with Ellen, Gets Some 'Magic Mike' Stripper Duds: VIDEO

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Matt Bomer joined Ellen for the season finale of her daytime show and of course talked about his transformative role in the HBO adaptation of The Normal Heart. Bomer talks about how much weight he lost for the film, and what it was like on the set the day that DOMA was struck down, along with other behind-the-scenes details.

He also talks about Magic Mike 2, which is a road trip film in which the men are heading to a stripper convention. Ellen, of course, has some stripper outfit options for Bomer to try out.

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 He also announces that he's now on Twitter.

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Mark Ruffalo and Matt Bomer: PHOTO

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A stunning portrait of the 'Normal Heart' couple by Robert Maxwell for 'W' magazine. Click to enlarge.


Weekend Movies (on TV): 'The Normal Heart'

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Mark Ruffalo and Matt Bomer find love in a hopeless place in "The Normal Heart"

BY NATHANIEL ROGERS 

It's time for that other most-famous AIDS play to have its moment in the television sun. Larry Kramer's "THE NORMAL HEART," arrived Off Broadway in 1985, a half decade or so before Tony Kushner's long since canonized "Angels in America," but it's taken a longer and more circuitous route to mainstream fame. It's HBO to the rescue again with a television adaptation, which, as with the fate of Angels, came on the heels of a long gestating but never-meant-to-be movie version. (Barbra Streisand tried for years to mount a film version of The Normal Heart giving herself the plum role of Emma Brookner a.k.a. 'Doctor Death')

Though it rarely does Kramer's 'Heart' any favors to compare it to the later masterwork, it's hard not to. They're linked in time structure, setting, historical record, and now in HBO incarnations. Think of The Normal Heart as Angels in America's angrier cruder earth-bound cousin. It doesn't bother with symbolism, poetry or spirituality - whether that's through lack of ability, desire, or bilious rejection of the escapist side of the fantastical who can say? Instead, it finds its power in fragile bodies and righteous rage in the face of mundane defeats and every day humiliations.

Which is why it's a little surprising at first to begin with the elemental: the open air, the sun and a glide over the water (supertitle: "1981") as we head to Fire Island.

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Ryan Murphy On Filming Mark Ruffalo and Matt Bomer’s Sex Scenes in 'The Normal Heart' – AUDIO

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With the release of HBO’s upcoming adaption of Larry Kramer’s play The Normal Heart right around the corner, director Ryan Murphy recently spoke with Michelangelo Signorile about the film - detailing some of the challenges that went into shooting the intense sex scenes between Mark Ruffalo and Matt Bomer.

Ryan murphyMurphy said that both Bomer and Ruffalo had never dealt with that level of sexuality on camera before and were initially “terrified” of the shoot, despite Murphy bringing in a “sex choreographer” to help ease the actors’ tension.

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And head over to The Huffington Post to check out the full interview.

The Normal Heart stars Mark Ruffalo, Matt Bomer, Julia Roberts, Taylor Kitsch, and Jim Parsons, and chronicles the early days of the AIDS crisis in New York City as seen through the eyes of an activist. The film arrives May 25.  

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