As a means to gear fans up for the premiere of “American Horror Story: Asylum,” FX has released the synopsis for the premiere episode, “Welcome to Briarcliff,” and we have the goods for you right here! Hope you cats are ready to check into the loony bin!
Episode 2.01 – “Welcome to Briarcliff” (airs October 17th, 10:00 pm e/p)
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 returning cast members for “American Horror Story” Chapter 2, known as “Asylum,” include Jessica Lange, Zachary Quinto, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Lily Rabe, and Frances Conroy, who are joined by newcomers Adam Levine, Jenna Dewan, Clea DuVall, James Cromwell, Franka Potente, Mark Consuelos, Lizzie Brochere, Joseph Fiennes, and Chloë Sevigny.
Set at an East Coast asylum for the criminally insane, the upcoming Chapter 2 begins October 17th and revolves around Lange’s new character — a nun — and her boss at the institution, played by Cromwell, and is about sanity and tackling real-life horrors.
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