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AHS: FREAK SHOW INFO MASTERPOST

As of September 10, 2014

Sources: [x] [x] [x] [x] [x] [x] [x] [x] [x] [x] [x] [x]

Photos of the cast on set: [x] [x] [x] [x] [x] [x] [x] [x] [x] [x] [x]

American Horror Story: Freak Show will take place in the 1950s in Jupiter, Florida. It will follow one of the last remaining freak shows in America and how they fight against the evil forces that do not understand them in order to keep the show alive. It is being filmed in New Orleans. Freak Show will premiere on October 8 at 10pm.

The confirmed cast and their known character names and descriptions include:

  • Jessica Lange as Elsa Mars, a German ex-patriate and former cabaret performer who runs the freak show, finding and rescuing freaks to join her troupe
  • Sarah Paulson as Bette and Dot Tattler, conjoined twins who are are recruited to Mars’ freak show in order to revive its popularity
  • Evan Peters as Jimmy Darling, the “Lobster Boy” in the freak show
  • Kathy Bates as Ethel Darling, the bearded lady in the freak show, Jimmy’s mother, and Elsa’s right hand
  • Michael Chiklis as Dell Toledo, the strongman in the freak show, Jimmy’s father and Ethel’s ex-husband who is on the run from the law
  • Angela Bassett as Desiree Dupree, a performer in the freak show with three breasts and Dell’s current wife
  • Denis O'Hare as a con-artist/collector of freaks
  • Emma Roberts as Maggie, Denis’ character’s con-artist sidekick
  • Frances Conroy as a wealthy woman
  • Finn Wittrock as Frances’ character’s son who wants to join the freak show
  • John Carroll Lynch as Twisty, the clown killer who wears a mask on the lower half of his face and torments the freak show
  • Gabourey Sidibe as a socialite who returns home to Jupiter
  • Patti LaBelle as Gabourey’s character’s mother who attempts to uncover secrets about Twisty
  • Jamie Brewer
  • Wes Bentley as Edward Mordrake, a man with two faces and a dark tormentor from Ethel’s past
  • Naomi Grossman will be reprising her Asylum role of Pepper
  • Ben Woolf as Meep
  • Christopher Neiman as Salty
  • Grace Gummer as Penny, a candy striper
  • Matt Bomer
  • Erika Ervin as Amazon Eve
  • Mat Fraser as Paul the Illustrated Seal
  • Rose Siggins as Legless Suzi
  • Jyoti Amge

More cast and character names appearing in the first episode can be found on this call sheet (WARNING: spoilers for the first episode ahead). At SDCC, executive producer Tim Minear confirmed that more men are being added to the cast, particularly some “familiar faces”.

The episode titles known so far are:

  1. Monsters Among Us (10/8) - episode synopsis
  2. Massacres and Matinees (10/15)
  3. Edward Mordrake, Part 1 (10/22)
  4. Edward Mordrake, Part 2 (10/29)
  5. Pink Cupcakes (11/5)

The official cast poster can be viewed here

The following teasers/trailers have been released: Admit One | Lick | Spotlight | Caged | Head to Toe | Twisted Smile | Open Wide | Sword Swallower | Voyeur

NOTE: The “Fallen Angel” promo is not an official AHS promo. It is confirmed to be a fanmade teaser. For more information on “Fallen Angel” click here.

AHS: FREAK SHOW INFO MASTERPOST

As of August 5, 2014

Sources: [x] [x] [x] [x] [x] [x]

Photos of the cast on set: [x] [x] [x] [x] [x] [x] [x] [x]

American Horror Story: Freak Show will take place in the 1950s in Jupiter, Florida. It will follow one of the last remaining freak shows in America and how they fight against the evil forces that do not understand them in order to keep the show alive. It is being filmed in New Orleans.

The confirmed cast and their known character names and descriptions include:

  • Jessica Lange as Elsa Mars, a German ex-patriate who runs the freak show, finding and rescuing freaks to join her troupe
  • Sarah Paulson as Bette and Dot Tattler, conjoined twins who are a part of Mars’ freak show
  • Evan Peters as Jimmy Darling, a performer in the freak show
  • Kathy Bates as Ethel Darling, a performer in the freak show and Jimmy’s mother
  • Michael Chiklis as Wendell del Toledo, the strongman in the freak show, Jimmy’s father and Ethel’s ex-husband
  • Angela Bassett as Desiree Dupree, a performer in the freak show and Wendell’s current wife
  • Emma Roberts as Maggie
  • Frances Conroy as a performer in the freak show
  • Denis O'Hare as a collector of freaks
  • Gabourey Sidibe
  • Jamie Brewer
  • Wes Bentley as Eddie, a dark tormentor from Ethel’s past
  • Finn Wittrock
  • John Carroll Lynch as Twisty, the clown killer
  • Naomi Grossman will be reprising her Asylum role of Pepper
  • Ben Woolf as Meep
  • Christopher Neiman as Salty
  • Grace Gummer as Penny, a candy striper

Additional cast members and character names appearing in the first episode can be found on this call sheet (WARNING: spoilers for the first episode ahead).

At SDCC, executive producer Tim Minear confirmed that more men are being added to the cast, particularly some “familiar faces”.

NOTE: The “Fallen Angel” promo is not an official AHS promo. It is confirmed to be a fanmade teaser. No official promotional material has been released as of this date. For more information on “Fallen Angel” click here.