American Horror Story: Coven new pictures from Episode 1

New look at American Horror Story’s Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Taissa Farmiga and more

“A young girl, Zoe, is shattered to discover she possesses a strange genetic affliction tracing back to the dark days of Salem. Zoe is whisked away to Miss Robichaux’s Academy for Exceptional Young Ladies, a mysterious school in New Orleans devoted to safeguarding the few remaining descendants who share this unique bloodline. Harboring a secret agenda, Fiona Goode, the most powerful witch of their generation, returns to town, reigniting old rivalries with the Coven’s deadly enemies, the Voodoo.”

American Horror Story: Coven stars Jessica Lange as Fiona and Taissa Farmiga as Zoe. The cast also includes Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Sarah Paulson, Lily Rabe, Evan Peters, Gabourey Sidibe, Frances Conroy, Patti LuPone, Denis O’Hare and Danny Huston.

American Horror Story: Coven begins on 9 October 2013 on FX in the US and 29 October 2013 on FOX in the UK. You can buy American Horror Story Season 1-2 on DVD for £32 at Amazon.co.uk.