American Horror Story - Coven (original title: American Horror Story - Coven) is the third season of the FX miniseries American Horror Story. The season premiered on October 9, 2013 and ended on January 29, 2014. The film takes place in 2013, in New Orleans, and revolves around a group of Salem witches trying to survive amid a siege of enemies. The content features prequels from the 1830s, 1910s, and 1970s.
Returning cast members from last season include: Robin Bartlett, Frances Conroy, Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, and Lily Rabe. Taissa Farmiga, Jamie Brewer, Denis O'Hare, and Alexandra Breckenridge also return to participate.
Like the previous seasons, the Wizarding Guild received a lot of positive feedback, and ratings were strong, with the opening episode reaching 5.54 million views. The season received 17 Emmy nominations, including the Primetime Emmy Award for Best Miniseries and five acting nominations for Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, Angela Bassett, Frances Conroy, and Kathy Bates, with Lange and Kathy Bates. win. In addition, the wizarding guild was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Outstanding Series or Drama at the 71st awards ceremony.
In the fifth season, The Hotel, Gabourey Sidibe reprises her role as Queenie in episode 11 of this season.
The story revolves around a group of Salem witches living at Miss Robichaux Academy in New Orleans. When the witch race dwindles and wizarding families don't want to have children. They struggle to survive with many external threats such as the Voodoo witch force led by Marie Laveau (Angela Bassett) and the witch hunter guild with the spy Hank (Josh Hamilton) who has approached the Shop. The head of the academy is Cordelia Foxx (Sarah Paulson). Practitioners include Zoe Benson (Taissa Farmiga) with the innate ability to kill boys in bed just by making love, Madison Montgomery (Emma Roberts) with the power to teleport objects from afar; Queenie (Gabourey Sidibe), a living voodoo doll, and Nan (Jamie Brewer), a clairvoyant.
Being lustful since childhood, the supreme witch Fiona Goode (Jessica Lange) finds ways to hold on to power. On the way to power, Fiona encounters immortal racist Delphine LaLaurie (Kathy Bates), Ax-Man Killer (Danny Huston), Papa Legba (Lance Reddick) and connects with her enemies. association is Marie Laveau. Myrtle Snow (Frances Conroy), a man who is not with Fiona, is determined not to let the selfish power-hungry run rampant.
Many turbulence happened when the wizarding guild fell into a new dark phase. Though Fiona's powers also come in handy when fighting the witch hunters, her selfish nature is unbearable. The waves are over, the threats are calmed. Naturally, Fiona couldn't stop the cancer from destroying her. A contest takes place and Cordelia takes the throne in the support of everyone.
Sarah Paulson as Cordelia Foxx
Taissa Farmiga as Zoe Benson
Frances Conroy as Myrtle Snow
Evan Peters as Kyle Spencer
Lily Rabe as Misty Day
Emma Roberts as Madison Montgomery
Denis O'Hare as Spalding
Kathy Bates as Marie Delphine LaLaurie
Jessica Lange as Fiona Goode