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First Look: Photographs and Descriptions of ‘American Horror Story: Lodge’ Characters

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We’re so excited and we simply cannot disguise it — American Horror Story: Lodge is shaping as much as be good. Most of the particulars have understandably been stored mum however Entertainment Weekly has simply given us some new pictures and descriptions of the primary characters, and we’re already making an attempt to set our DVRs for October seventh when it premieres on FX.

Woman Gaga as as The Countess who owns the Lodge Cortez

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The proprietor of the titular Lodge Cortez, The Countess is a glamorous but deadly creature who sustains on a nutritious diet of intercourse and blood — she kills together with her very trendy however very sharp chainmail glove. “She’s extraordinarily robust,” explains Gaga. “She’s been via a lot. It’s type of unattainable for something to penetrate her.”

Matt Bomer as Donovan, a male mannequin who’s relatively near The Countess

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Gaga’s lover of 20 years finds himself rebuffed when she meets equally good-looking male mannequin Tristan. Says Bomer, “He’s very fascinated about domesticity and type of nesting and hunkering down and having her to himself every so often, and that doesn’t go over so nicely together with her limitless starvation.”

Kathy Bates as Donovan’s mom

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Donovan’s mom works on the lodge so she will see her son each day, despite the fact that he deplores her. Says Bates, “Iris is overprotective with a capital O, particularly now since her son is sick. She needs to be there day by day to ensure he’s all proper, and she or he’s very controlling that approach.”

Naomi Campbell as a Vogue editor named Claudia

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Campbell performs a Vogue editor who decides to remain on the Cortez and finally ends up regretting it. “She’s sort of outlandish,” says Campbell. “She thinks she’s indestructible and nothing’s going to harm her.”

Angela Bassett as movie star Ramona Royale

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A movie star who used to have a romantic relationship with The Countess, Ramona groups up with Donovan to take revenge on The Countess. Says Bassett, “They’re highly effective ladies at reverse sides and at odds with each other, every believing that they’re proper.”

Cheyenne Jackson as dressmaker Will Drake

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This designer from New York arrives at the Cortez with his son Lachlan in search of inspiration. “He involves the lodge and he’s going to show a part of it into his atelier and naturally he will get sucked up into the Countess,” says Murphy.

Evan Peters as murderous James March

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Like different seasons, AHS: Lodge’s time frame bounces round, together with flashbacks to the murderous Mr. March. “He’s the builder and proprietor of the lodge from the Nineteen Thirties, and he’s distinctive,” says Peters. “He’s designed a lodge to cater to his particular wants, which have a tendency towards the darkish evil.”

Wes Bentley as LAPD detective John Lowe

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This LAPD detective strikes into the Cortez so as to examine a collection of murders perpetrated by the Ten Commandments Killer, who arranges vicitms in line with the biblical dictates. His household, together with pediatrician spouse Alex (Chloe Sevigny), get sucked into the Cortez’ darkness. “He has a household he loves very a lot however that’s type of falling aside,” says Bentley. “He struggles with plenty of issues. It’s clear most of what John struggles with is management.”

Sarah Paulson as junkie Hypodermic Sally

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One other junkie who lives on the Cortez, Sally is likely one of the extra tragic figures discovered within the halls of the lodge. “She’s egocentric,” says Paulson. “She is going to put a stiletto in your face if it means she will get what she wants. However she’s additionally like a damaged rag doll.”

Max Greenfield as Gabriel, one other addict

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The New Woman star performs an addict who checks into the Cortez and has an unforgettable expertise. “He’s a Hollywood junkie,” says Greenfield. “Initially, he had a job and was extra preppy or enterprise. And Ryan [Murphy] got here again and was like, ‘I feel we must be extra rock and roll.’”

Finn Wittrock as Tristan, one other male mannequin

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This male mannequin catches the attention of The Countess at a trend present on the Cortez. “He’s acquired an addictive character,” says Wittrock. “I feel he’s hypersexual additionally. It makes him a major candidate for the Countess’ charms and he’s very willingly seduced after which turned by her.”

Take a look at extra information on the upcoming premiere on this week’s Leisure Weekly.

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