2012/10/10 19:23:39 UTC

Watch the First 5 Minutes of American Horror Story: Asylum

American Horror Story: Asylum is set to premiere one week from now the first five minutes of the first episode has been released. This will give you a little tease of the setting for the new season, plus you’ll get to see the brand new intro.

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, 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 will premiere on Wednesday, October 17th on FX. Want to learn more? Catch up on our coverage with the following stories:

For those in the US who want to see a slightly higher quality version, you can visit: http://www.facebook.com/americanhorrorstory/app_216209925175894

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