We got a nice glimpse of all the main players in American Horror Story: Freak Show’s first trailer, but just wait until you see them in action. This new 60-second promo offers up a significant amount of footage featuring Sarah Paulson walking around as conjoined sisters, Bette and Dot, Evan Peters as a “Lobster Boy” with an attitude, quite a bit of the world’s smallest woman, Jyoti Amge, and, perhaps best of all, our first good look at John Carroll Lynch as the season 4 villain, Twisty the Clown.
Not only does the new preview continue to prove that a freak show is the ideal setting for the season, giving Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and their team license to go as big as they want, but it could also make Freak Show the series’ most beautiful season yet. The footage here doesn’t just boast shock value; it looks good. Even at the rapid-fire trailer pace, it’s abundantly clear that Freak Show is brimming with mesmerizingly vibrant imagery. Hit the jump to check it all out for yourself in the new American Horror Story: Freak Show trailer.
Here’s the official synopsis for American Horror Story: Freak Show:
American Horror Story: Freak Show begins its tale in the quiet, sleepy hamlet of Jupiter, Florida. The year is 1952. A troupe of curiosities has just arrived to town, coinciding with the strange emergence of a dark entity that savagely threatens the lives of townsfolk and freaks alike. This is the story of the performers and their desperate journey of survival amidst the dying world of the American carny experience.