TVLine’s Performer of the Week: Jessica Lange

SInce Mrs. Horror Boom here is still writing the piece on episode 23, “The Replacements”, here’s an awesome piece to hold you over by TVLine about Jessica Lange‘s standout performance (as usual) this week on American Horror Coven. Supreme.


American Horror Story CovenA weekly feature in which we spotlight shining stars

THE PERFORMER | Jessica Lange

THE SHOW | American Horror Story: Coven

THE EPISODE | “The Replacements”

THE AIRDATE | Oct. 23, 2013

THE PERFORMANCE | Ironic, isn’t it? In “The Replacements,” Fiona tried to come to grips with the idea that she might not always be the Supreme, and — at the very same time — Lange let us know in no uncertain terms that she would always be the Supreme.

Early on, the sorceress waxed nostalgic about the power her beauty gave her over men. Drawing them to her, seducing them, she said, “it’s my dance… I never suspected a night would come when the dance would end.” So, upon being informed that her failing health made her ineligible for plastic surgery, she could no longer hold back her tears.

Later, when not tormenting Delphine with her modernism (“I voted for…

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