“It’s very satisfying to have the opportunity to work and also work with a company and a producer and writer who is putting out work that we as actors enjoy doing,” Bassett says of Murphy bringing her 9-1-1. “I didn’t see it coming. I figured I'd do American Horror for a few seasons and then move on.”
As for directing on the new show, it’s too early for Bassett to consider. “Let me see what it is first,” she says of the show, which is only three episodes into production. She hasn’t seen anything outside of the first trailer, so she’s looking forward to checking out the end product.
“I don’t feel confident yet to step behind the camera of this yet. It’s too huge, too big. I’m not there,” Bassett says. “I’m going to watch from the sidelines for a little bit, taking notes. Then, maybe next year!”