Set in 1964, American Horror Story: Asylum takes us into a Church-run haven for the criminally insane. Ruled with an iron fist by Sister Jude (Jessica Lange), danger lurks around every corner inside this locked down facility. From Nazis and serial killers to mutants and aliens – no one is safe inside these walls.
Starring Jessica Lange as “Sister Jude”, Sarah Paulson as “Lana Winters”, James Cromwell as “Dr. Arthur Arden,” Evan Peters as “Kit Walker,” Lily Rabe as “Sister Mary Eunice,” Lizzie Brocheré as “Grace,” Zachary Quinto as “Dr. Oliver Thredson,” and Joseph Fiennes as “Monsignor Timothy Howard.”
Guest stars for the miniseries include Frances Conroy, Chloë Sevigny, Adam Levine and Mark Consuelos.
The pilot episode of American Horror Story, shot in Los Angeles, was written by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, and it was directed by Murphy. In addition to Murphy and Falchuk, Dante Di Loreto will also serve as Executive Producer of the series. American Horror Story is produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television.