Horror Story: Coven Officially Sets Premiere Date, Raises ‘Stakes’ With Eerie New Teaser

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American Horror Story Coven Premiere DateAmerican Horror Story: Coven will begin brewing on Wednesday, Oct. 9, it has been officially announced by FX.

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Exec producer Tim Minear revealed earlier this month that Coven will have “a feminist theme” as well as cover “race and oppression and family … along with laughs and scares and a few tears.”

On the aforementioned family front, Jessica Lange will play a literally witchy mom to Sarah Paulson. It’s also been revealed that Angela Bassett is playing Marie Laveau, a character loosely based on “a woman in the 1800s who was very influential in the city,” while Kathy Bates will channel infamous 1830s New Orleans socialite/serial killer Madame LaLaurie.

UPDATE: The official synopsis follows:

American Horror Story: Coven tells the secret history of witches and witchcraft in America. Over 300 years have passed since the turbulent days of…

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