American Horror Story: Coven is the third installment of FX's horror anthology series which premieres on Wednesday, October 9. After spending time in a murder house and an insane asylum, the upcoming season examines witchcraft and takes place at a school for witches in New Orleans.
American Horror Story: Coven builds on the history of American witches and witchcraft. 300 years after the Salem witch trials, witches are facing a new increase in attacks. In order to protect young female witches, they are sent to a special school in New Orleans.
As the season begins, Zoe (Taissa Farmiga) is sent to the school after finding out she's a witch. Due to the new threats Fiona (Jessica Lange), the long-absent Supreme, returns to New Orleans to safeguard the Coven.
FX has released the first video showing footage from the American Horror Story: Coven installment.
What does the trailer tell us about the show?
- Zoe has an unfortunate experience when she is messing around with her boyfriend. She finds out that she's a witch and sent to a special school in New Orleans for her safety.
- Zoe is threatened at the school with a knife, but Fiona interrupts the harassment from her classmates.
- "Idiots. The only thing you have to be afraid of is me." -- Fiona
- Fiona has the ability to use magic to toss girls through the air into the wall.
- "You girls need to learn to fight. When witches don't fight, we burn." -- Fiona
- Lily Rabe is seen being burned.
In addition to the preview, FX has released the following two creepy trailers.
"Initiation" shows the girls walking into the school in unison.
"Witch Walk" shows the extensive New Orleans scenery.
American Horror Story: Coven features a talented cast of both new and returning actors, including Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe award winners Jessica Lange and Kathy Bates; Golden Globe Award winner and Academy Award nominated Angela Bassett; Emmy Award nominated Sarah Paulson; Golden Globe Award winner and Emmy nominated Frances Conroy; Oscar and Golden Globe award nominated Gabourey Sidibe; Emmy Award nominated Denis O'Hare; Emmy Award nominated Patti LuPone; Evan Peters; Taissa Farmiga; Lily Rabe; and Emma Roberts.
American Horror Story: Coven premieres on Wednesday, October 9 at 10 pm ET.
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(Image and video courtesy of FX.)