FX's American Horror Story: Hotel doesn't debut until October 7th, but EW is checking into Hotel Cortez early with the first photos from the show and surprising details on Lady Gaga's character.

[Spoiler warning: key character details ahead.] EW reports that Lady Gaga's character, The Countess, owns Hotel Cortez and "is a glamorous but deadly creature who sustains on a healthy diet of sex and blood — she kills with her very fashionable but very sharp chainmail glove."

Below, you can view images of ten key cast members from American Horror Story: Hotel, which stars Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Matt Bomer, Emma Roberts, Cheyenne Jackson, Wes Bentley, Evan Peters, Lily Rabe, Madchen Amick, Naomi Campbell, Denis O’Hare, Darren Criss, Finn Wittrock, Max Greenfield, and Chloë Sevigny. 

American Horror Story: Hotel premieres Wednesday, October 7th on FX. Stay tuned to Daily Dead for further updates and for more character details, visit EW.

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