The poster art work for American Horror Story: Freak Show was released today!
Since just have a small version right now I am guessing Emma is the one in pink behind Evan Peters character?! Emma’s character remains a mystery…
Kathy Bates as the bearded lady. Michael Chiklis as the strong man. A two-headed Sarah Paulson. Sword eaters and oh so much more.
That’s just a hint of what’s to come, judging from The Hollywood Reporter’s exclusive cast art for American Horror Story: Freak Show (below). This is the first look at what co-creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk have in store for the upcoming fourth season of the FX anthology series.
Season four of the FX anthology starts in Florida, circa 1952, and centers on a “troupe of curiosities” that arrives at the same time that a dark entity emerges, threatening the lives of townsfolk and freaks alike. From the official description: “This is the story of the performers and their desperate journey of survival amid the dying world of the American carny experience.”
Jessica Lange stars as Elsa Mars, a German expat managing one of the last remaining freak shows in the country. Emma Roberts is set as Maggie; Paulson is Bette and Dot Tattler; Bates is Effil Darling; Chiklis is Wendell Del Toredo; Angela Bassett is Desiree Dupree; and Evan Peters is Jimmy Darling. Frances Conroy and Gabourey Sidibe will also return to the cast, which includes newcomers Wes Bentley, Fargo’s John Carroll Lynch as the central villain and The Normal Heart’s Finn Wittrock as well as the world’s smallest living woman, Jyoti Amge. Patti LaBelle will also appear in a four-episode arc, with Matt Bomer set for a guest stint.
Get your ticket to American Horror Story: Freak Show right here!
FX’s anthology series finally set a date for the upcoming season. E! News has confirmed that Freak Show will premiere Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 10 p.m.
But that’s not all! The network also debuted the first official teaser for season four, and it’s as creepy as you’d expect from a show that revolves around the last freak show in America in 1952.
Watch the clip above…if you dare!
Yeah, we’re not exactly sure who—or even what—that creepy hand belongs to, but you can be sure as hell that teaser just got us that much more excited for the new season.
Freak Show is set in the quiet, sleepy town of Jupiter, Fla., and is about a troupe of curiosities that has just arrived to town, coinciding with the strange emergence of a dark entity that savagely threatens the lives of townsfolk and freaks alike. The performers will begin their desperate journey of survival amidst the dying world of the American carny experience. Plus, there’s also going to be the most terrifying clown ever, according to executive producer Ryan Murphy. (Because clowns aren’t scary enough already, right?)
The attraction is run by Elsa Mars (Jessica Lange) and features conjoined twins Bette and Dot Tattler (Sarah Paulson), strongman Dell Toledo (Michael Chiklis) and Jyoti Amge, the world’s smallest living woman. Freak Show also stars Evan Peters, Frances Conroy, Patti LaBelle, Wes Bentley, Emma Roberts, Denis O’Hare, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Gabourey Sidibe and Jamie Brewer.
UPDATED: FX confirms that the teaser is fan made. No teasers from “Freak Show” have been released.
If you’re a fan of the “American Horror Story” series, you’re no doubt well aware of the bizarre teaser videos FX puts together for each season; and the marketing campaign for this year’s “Freak Show” is now under way with the release of “Fallen Angel.”
“American Horror Story: Freak Show” begins in October. But first “AHS: Coven” is heading to the San Diego Comic-Con on July 26th, where the powers-that-be are sure to drop a few more clues about what we’ll find in the “Freak Show” so stay tuned!
Jessica Lange, Denis O’Hare, Emma Roberts, Gabourey Sidibe, Jamie Brewer, Evan Peters, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Angela Bassett, Frances Conroy, and Michael Chiklis star in “AHS: Freak Show.” Guest stars include Wes Bentley, who’ll appear in the Halloween episode.
Ameircan Horror Story: Freak Show – Teaser #1…
The cast of American Horror Story is finally coming to Comic-Con after three seasons on the air. The FX show has skipped the fanboy confab in previous summers partly due to its production schedule, however, the Coven and Freak Show cast will be heading to San Diego including Emma Roberts, Angela Bassett, Kathy Bates, Evan Peters, Sarah Paulson, new addition Michael Chiklis and exec producer Tim Minear. The panel, which is scheduled for Saturday, July 26 from 7-8 PM in Room 6DE will provide a look back at Coven as well as exclusive secrets from the set of the upcoming Freak Show.
Check out a short behind the scenes interview of Emma talking about Delirium! Also added more stills to the gallery! If you have not watched the pilot episode yet, the go here (US) and here (non US)! You only have 13 days left!