I’m not gonna lie– I am more excited about American Horror Story: Coven (the subtitle of the third season) than any other show this October. What makes this especially strange is, after two full season I still cannot decide if AHS is actually GOOD, if it’s intensely addictive garbage, or a very sneaky guilty pleasure. What I do know is, I’m going to watch the hell out of Coven, which will be their witch story.
In addition to smashing regulars like Jessica Lange, Lily Rabe, Sarah Paulson and Evan Peters, the new story arc will also feature Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett and Gabourey Sidibe… at least one of whom (knowing this show) will likely be tortured and or dismembered while alive.
But that’s just a stab in the dark (yuk)… because we know next to nothing about AHS and the new teasers FX has released aren’t offering much, aside from some genuinely creepy, trippy bits of atmosphere.
Below are my two favorites… “Detention” seems like it may have the most world building, as to what the witch’s powers and world are like, but nobody knows for sure (the highly prominent White Lady from Season Two, after all, was a no-show in the season itself). And forgiving “Stakes” its rather low quality CGI backdrop, it’s a great little reveal and an eerie payoff straight out of an EC comic.
American Horror Story: Coven kicks off October 9th on FX.