“American Horror Story: Coven,” the newest miniseries in the “American Horror Story” franchise, will premier on October 9, Wednesday at 10:00 PM ET/PT on FX.
Coven stars Kathy Bates as Madame LaLurie, a Louisiana-born socialite and serial killer, and Jessica Lange as a witch named Fiona, with Sarah Paulson set to portray her daughter. The cast also includes Denis O’Hare, Emma Roberts, Angela Bassett, Patti LuPone, Gabourey Sidibe, Evan Peters, Taissa Farmiga, Frances Conroy, Lily Rabe and Alexandra Breckenridge.
According to press release, “Coven” tells the secret history of witches and witchcraft in America. Over 300 years have passed since the turbulent days of the Salem witch trials and those who managed to escape are now facing extinction. Mysterious attacks have been escalating against their kind and young girls are being sent away to a special school in New Orleans to learn how to protect themselves. Wrapped up in the turmoil is new arrival, Zoe (Farmiga), who is harboring a terrifying secret of her own. Alarmed by the recent aggression, Fiona (Lange), the long-absent Supreme, sweeps back into town, determined to protect the Coven and hell-bent on decimating anyone who gets in her way.
The 13-part miniseries will air Wednesdays at 10:00 PM ET/PT though January of 2014. Watch the new teaser below.