American Horror Story: Hotel has opened a few doors in advance of its October 7 premiere, debuting just a hint of footage with interviews of the cast, along with a look at the creepy new locale. Now, the full poster takes us even deeper into the Hotel Cortez, along with a few new photos of the latest American Horror Story.

Series star Cheyenne Jackson shared our first look at the full American Horror Story: Hotel poster, a terrifying treasure-cove of characters, ornate architecture, and … whatever the hell Lady Gaga is wearing. Entertainment Weekly too offered up a few new photos inside the Hotel, described by production designer Mark Worthington as “crack cocaine for designers”:


Debuting on October 7, so reads the American Horror Story: Hotel premiere synopsis:

“Checking In”

Detective and family man John Lowe investigates a chain of gruesome murders in Los Angeles. A mysterious tip points him to the enigmatic Hotel Cortez.

Written by Ryan Murphy & Brad Falchuk; directed by Ryan Murphy.

Elsewhere, the Hotel cast thus far includes Max Greenfield, Cheyenne Jackson and Lady Gaga, returning Coven alum Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Asylum star Chloe Sevigny, Freak Show guests Finn Wittrock, Matt Bomer and Wes Bentley, and franchise regulars Lily Rabe, Denis O’Hare, Evan Peters and Sarah Paulson. FX boss John Landgraf described American Horror Story Season 5 as an “unusually large reinvention” of the series, while Jessica Lange remains open to appearances in future seasons.

Season 5 will premiere on October 7, but what can we make of the latest look at American Horror Story: Hotel?

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