Watch the first trailer for ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’

Updated 9:09 PM EDT, Thu September 10, 2015
The Hollywood Reporter —  

Are you ready to check into “American Horror Story: Hotel?”

FX has released the first full cast trailer for the fifth season of the anthology series from the creators of “Glee” and “Scream Queens.”

The trailer, titled “Hallways,” is the first to offer actual footage of the cast of the series starring Lady Gaga.

Season five stars Gaga as Elizabeth, the Hotel Cortez’s evil owner and a “wealthy social doyenne who is consumed with art, fashion and people and [who] has a nefarious plan that is revealed in the first episode that plays out over the season,” showrunner Ryan Murphy told reporters in August at TCA.

“Hotel” setting, characters revealed

While the season is the first without leading lady Jessica Lange, the regular players in the cast are all mostly returning. Kathy Bates plays Iris, who runs the hotel; Angela Bassett is Ramona, who has a strong and nasty relationship with Elizabeth and Finn Wittrock’s male model Tristan; Evan Peters is Mr. March; Matt Bomer is Donovan; and Sarah Paulson will play Hypodermic Sally, who hates Iris and has a dark relationship with Wes Bentley’s detective, who is investigating a series of grisly murders and staying at the hotel with his wife, played by Chloe Sevigny.

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The “Hotel” cast also includes Emma Roberts, Richard T. Jones, Denis O’Hare (as a character fascinated with Elizabeth Taylor who also shares her name), Lily Rabe, Cheyenne Jackson as a fashion icon, Max Greenfield, Glee’s Darren Criss and Madchen Amick.

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“AHS: Hotel” premieres Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 10 p.m. on FX. Watch the trailer, below. Will you be checking in or out of “Hotel?”