Michael Goi tweeted a photo of the program for the FYC American Horror Story: Hotel panel, being held next Monday, June 13th. In the tweet, he says “I wonder what will be revealed on this night…”, heavily implying that we might get the season 6 theme then.
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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. According to FX Canada, Freak Show will premiere on October 8.
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, the “Lobster Boy” 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
Wes Bentley as Eddie, a dark tormentor from Ethel’s past (speculated to be Edward Mordake [see below])
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
Patti LaBelle as Sidibe’s character’s mother
Additional cast members include ErikaErvinas Amazon Eve, MatFraseras Paul the Illustrated Seal, Rose Sigginsas Legless Suzi, and 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 Halloween episodes will be titled “Edward Mordake, Part 1” and “Edward Mordake, Part 2”. Many fans speculate that Edward Mordake could be Wes Bentley’s character Eddie, since Bentley is confirmed to appear in the two-parter. For information on Mordake, click here.
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.