Taylor Lautner of the “Twilight” movie franchise has joined the Fox horror-comedy “Scream Queens.”
The network Thursday said Lautner, 24, will play Dr. Cassidy Cascade, who suffers from a strange medical condition and becomes a suspect when his hospital, the series’ new Season 2 setting, suffers a series of tragic events.
Fox previously announced that veteran TV star John Stamos, 52, has joined the cast as one of the series’ male leads.
The show returns Sept. 20. Jamie Lee Curtis, Emma Roberts, Lea Michele, Abigail Breslin, Keke Palmer, Glen Powell and Niecy Nash are set to reprise their roles.