2012/10/17 23:44:52 UTC

Get Ready for Tonight’s Premiere of American Horror Story: Asylum

We’ve seen a steady stream of vague teaser videos and photos, but we’ll get our first real introduction to the new season when American Horror Story: Asylum‘s first episode airs tonight. In case you missed our earlier coverage, we have photos and the first five minutes for you to watch.

American Horror Story: Asylum features a brand new story set at an institution for the criminally insane during the 1960′s. Adam Levine, Chloe Sevigny, James Cromwell, Ian McShane, Lizzie Brocheré, Jenna Dewan, Clea Duvall, Franka Potente, Mark Margolis, Britne Oldford, Mark Consuelos and Joseph Fiennes make up the new cast, with Season 1 actors Jessica Lange, Frances Conroy, Zachary Quinto, Sarah Paulson, Even Peters, Eric Stonestreet, and Lily Rabe all returning as new characters.

Episode 2.01:“Welcome to Briarcliff”- Welcome to Briarcliff Manor, a notorious insane asylum which is home to the deranged serial killer Bloody Face. Lurking in the shadows of this “sanctuary of healing” are terrifying evils that blur the boundaries between reality and insanity. Written by Tim Minear; directed by Bradley Buecker.

The first episode of American Horror Story: Asylum premieres tonight at 10pm EST on FX. Don’t forget that the first season was also just recently released on Blu-ray/DVD if you want to catch up.

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