Taylor Lautner joins Scream Queens and fans on social media are squealing


Taylor Lautner, best known for his role as Jacob Black in The Twilight Saga, has said he is "thrilled" to join the cast of the upcoming second season of comedy-horror series Scream Queens.

Lately seen in BBC Three's Cuckoo, Taylor will play Dr Cassidy Cascade in Scream Queens alongside Jamie Lee Curtis, Emma Roberts and Glee's Lea Michele.

The US show, which airs on E4 in the UK, is from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan - the team behind Glee.

Taylor Lautner to star in Scream Queens (Richard Shotwell/AP)

In the second season, viewers will watch as the action graduates from the college campus into an all-new location.

Taylor's character suffers from a strange medical condition and becomes a suspect when a series of tragic events plagues the institution.

The news about Scream Queen's handsome new 24-year-old star has been given a thumbs up by fans having a say on Twitter.

Squeal! It's Taylor