Patti Labelle has signed on to join the cast for the new season of Tv hit American Horror Story.

She will appear in four episodes of Glee creator Ryan Murphy's spooky show, titled Freak Show.

The period drama will feature previous American Horror Story stars Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Frances Conroy, Sarah Paulson, Gabourey Sidibe and Evan Peters, while Michael Chiklis, Wes Bentley and John Carroll Lynch have also joined the cast for the third season.

American Horror Story: Freak Show debuts on U.S. Tv screens in October (14).