After a barrage of casting announcements and creepy teasers, FX’s American Horror Story: Coven has finally shown off the cast as they’ll be seen in the show.
The Hollywood Reporter posted the clip along with a detailed description of the upcoming season of the horror anthology. Now you can finally see Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Taissa Farmiga, Evan Peters, Gabourey Sidibe, Sarah Paulson and Emma Roberts in witchy action!
Coven stars Lange as a witch named Fiona; Bates plays historical personage Madame LaLurie, a Louisiana-born socialite and serial killer who kept slaves bound in her home; and Bassett portrays voodoo expert/cult leader Marie Laveau. Coven tells the secret history of witches and witchcraft in America. More than 300 years have passed since the turbulent days of the Salem witch trials, and those who managed to escape are now facing extinction. Mysterious attacks have been escalating against their kind, and young girls are being sent away to a special school in New Orleans to learn how to protect themselves.
Wrapped up in the turmoil is new arrival, Zoe (Farmiga), who is harboring a terrifying secret of her own. Alarmed by the recent aggression, Fiona (Lange), the long-absent Supreme, sweeps back into town, determined to protect the Coven and hell-bent on decimating anyone who gets in her way. Paulson plays Lange’s daughter.
American Horror Story: Coven premieres Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on FX.