American Horror Story: Freak Show is the upcoming fourth season of the FX horror anthology television series American Horror Story. It is set to premiere on
October 8, 2014.
The fourth season will be set in Jupiter,
in 1952. It will be centered around one of the few
remaining freak shows at the time, as its members do anything to keep the
business alive. The season will focus on the conflict between the freaks and
the "evil forces" who do not understand them.The season will also
feature a "clown killer" and a "bearded lady". Florida
Cast and characters
Jessica Lange as Elsa Mars, described as a "German expatriate" who manages one of the last remaining freak shows in Jupiter,
Sarah Paulson as Bette and Dot Tattler, conjoined twin sisters and performers in the freak show
Kathy Bates as Effil Darling, a bearded lady, mother of Peters' character, ex-wife of Chiklis' character and a performer in the freak show
Angela Bassett as Desiree Dupree,a three-breasted woman, wife of Chiklis' character and a performer in the freak show
Frances Conroy as TBA, a performer in the freak show
Michael Chiklis as Wendell Del Toredo, father of Peters' character, ex-husband of Bates' character, husband of Bassett's character and the strongman of the freak show
Denis O'Hare as TBA, described as a "collector of freaks" and a "rival to Lange's character"
Evan Peters as Jimmy Darling, son of Bates' and Chiklis' characters and a performer in the freak show
Emma Roberts as Maggie
Finn Wittrock as TBA
John Carroll Lynch as Twisty, the "clown killer"
Patti LaBelle as TBA, a local townswoman who begins to discover secrets of Lynch's character
Wes Bentley as Eddie, a dark tormentor from Bates' character's past who is hell-bent on revenge.