‘American Horror Story: Asylum’ Photos Feature Nuns, Shackles, and Adam Levine

The Briarcliff Asylum will be open for business soon, and to prepare us for whatever horrors are waiting within its sure to be insanity-plagued halls, FX has released photos from the first two episodes of American Horror Story‘s second chapter. The photos are not as nightmarish as the teaser trailers we saw in August, but they do give us a better look at some of the new characters.

Most striking is the image of last season’s breakout star, Evan Peters in shackles. He may have left budding sociopath Tate behind, but Peters’s new character, Kit, looks poised to cause his share of trouble as well…unless he has been falsely accused of whatever crime led him to be escorted into an asylum by two police officers, of course. Other character photos include shots of Leo (Adam Levine), Sister Eunice (Lily Rabe), Lana (Sarah Paulson) and Dr. Arden (James Cromwell). Check out the full gallery below!

Episode one of American Horror Story: Asylum is titled “Welcome to Briarcliff” (sounds cheery, right?) and will air on Oct. 17 at 10:00 p.m. EST, while the second episode, “Tricks and Treats,” will air Oct. 24 at the same time. “Tricks and Treats” sounds Halloween themed and if it’s anything like last season’s Halloween episode then we’re all in for one terrifying “treat” indeed.

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