Watch the Creepy Opening Credits for ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’

“American Horror Story” showrunner Ryan Murphy revealed the opening credits to the show’s fourth installment, “Freak Show,” on Twitter Wednesday and, unsurprisingly, it’s as disturbing as previous main titles.

The trailer uses twisted toys and creepy clowns to tease some of “Freak Show’s” upcoming content, with a carny twist on the opening sequence music. Comparable to previous opening titles, it clocks in at one minute.

“Freak Show” is set in Jupiter, Florida in 1952, when a “troupe of curiosities” arrives to town as a dark entity threatens the lives of townsfolk and freaks alike. It follows the performers and their journey of survival amidst the dying world of the American carny experience.

In last month’s extended trailer, FX showed some of the freaks: A bearded lady played by Kathy Bates, a two-headed character portrayed by Sarah Paulson, and Angela Bassett’s three-breasted woman.

“American Horror Story” veterans Jessica Lange, Frances Conroy, Evan Peters, Gabourey Sidibe, Emma Roberts and Dennis O’Hare also star. Newcomers include Michael Chiklis, Patti LaBelle, Finn Wittrock and John Carroll Lynch, with Matt Bomer and Wes Bentley set for guest appearances.

American Horror Story: Freak Show” debuts with a 90-minute premiere Oct. 8 on FX.

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  1. B says:

    I guess no one is excited except me!

  2. JuJu says:

    Why is this show still on? Last year’s was terrible and confusing…. a real mess. Ryan Murphy is terribly overrated.

  3. francis says:

    am I the only one who is annoyed that angela and kathy both have WITH ?!?!

  4. dunstan says:

    I made the mistake of watching the season set in the asylum. That also had a creepy titles sequence. Too bad that was the only part of the show that made any sense. I shudder to think of what Ryan Murphy will do with the Huegette Clark story.

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