Guys, I just don’t know. After the hot mess that was AHS: Coven, I’m a little worried Freak Show is going to be all gimmick and no substance. Sure, the players — Lange, Paulson, Bassett, O’Hare, Bates, Chiklis, Conroy, Peters — are impressive, but once we get past the introductions, will we want to stay? Have a peek at the extended trailer…
So yeah, we got a look at Chiklis’ strong man, Bates’ bearded lady, Bassett’s three-boobed wonder, Paulson’s Dot and Bette, Peters making out with who I assume to be Emma Roberts, and Lange — attended by Jyoti Amge, the world’s smallest woman. All we know about the storyline is that it’s set in 1950s *Jupiter*, Florida, and Lange’s German expatriate (Elsa *Mars*) is manager of a group of “unusuals.” Dudes, there will totes be aliens.
Send in the clown? American Horror Story: Freak Show premieres on FX, October 8th.