Speaking with the LA Times, she revealed that she has a bucket list of sorts of projects she wants to do before hanging it up. "I am coming to the end of acting," she told the paper. "I have a list: another stage production, maybe one or two more movies, one more season of 'American Horror Story'... and then that is it for me. Because I think that's enough. I want to go out with a bang ... or should I say, a scare?"
But don't misinterpret that for a lack of appreciation for the cable show. "It reenergized me; it reenergized my career," she said of her role as Constance Langdon. "There's no shame in recognizing that. It's exposed me to a whole new generation, which is a little strange. I'm not used to young people thinking I'm cool."
"It brought back the thrill of acting," she continued. "It was the perfect storm. It's all the tired stuff everybody says — age working against you, films that made your career not being made anymore. But also, I really needed a distraction in my life; I was still getting used to the idea of my kids leaving the nest. I thought it was a good time to go out on a limb because horror is not my thing."