Spacey is ruthless in House of Cards, but his film career won him two Oscars, one for American Beauty and another for The Usual Suspects. Other noteworthy roles are Glengarry Glen Ross, A Time to Kill, L.A. Confidential, Se7en and The Shipping News.
Howard is a smash now on Empire (as well as a short stay on Wayward Pines), but his movie roles include parts in Crash, The Brave One, Iron Man, Prisoners and Lee Daniels The Butler.
Bates is another American Horror Story actor and Oscar winner known for Misery, A Home of Our Own, Dolores Claiborne, Titanic, Fried Green Tomatoes and Revolutionary Road.
Oscar nominee Bassett has taken up residence on American Horror Story, but she's known for films such as What's Love Got to Do With It, Malcolm X, Strange Days and How Stella Got Her Groove Back.
Modine is currently starring in TNT's Proof, but before that he was known for feature films Full Metal Jacket, Vision Quest, Memphis Belle, Pacific Heights, Fluke and The Dark Knight Rises.
Melissa McCarthy may have segued from TV star to movie star (she started in the movies, but we knew her here first!), but there is absolutely no doubt we have a mega movie star in our midst with hits such as Bridesmaids, Identity Thief, This is 40, St. Vincent, Spy and the upcoming Ghostbusters.