Ryan Murphy’s “Hollywood” Adds Big Names

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An all-star cast is lining up to hit Ryan Murphy’s Hollywood.

The upcoming series from the creator of American Horror Story has been described as “a love letter to the Golden Age of Tinseltown” that has already received a straight order from Netflix.

Frequent Murphy collaborator, Darren Criss, announced earlier this month that he will be both starring in and producing the show.

Criss will now be joined by Jim Parsons, Dylan McDermott, Samara Weaving, Maude Apatow, Joe Mantello, Laura Harrier, and Jake Picking. Jeremy Pope, David Corenswet, Patti LuPone, and Holland Taylor have already been confirmed.

McDermott has been cast as a character named Ernie, Weaving will play Claire, Parsons is set as Henry Wilson, Apatow will portray Henrietta, Mantello has the role of Dick, Harrier will star as Camille, and Picking will assume the part of late actor Rock Hudson.

Principal photography has already gotten underway.