ABOUT THE SHOW
American Horror Story is an anthology series that centers on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show and a hotel.
ABOUT THE SEASON
The fifth series, entitled Hotel is set in Los Angeles, California during the year 2015 in the haunted, retro Hotel Cortez which was built to become a torture chamber for the customers by the founder James Patrick March (Evan Peters). The wardens of the hotel includes the 115 year old vampire Elizabeth/The Countess (Lady Gaga) and the front desk clerk and manager Iris (Kathy Bates). The residents and guests include the drug addicted prostitude ghost Sally (Sarah Paulson), Iris’s hateful son and former drug addict turned vampire lover of Elizabeth Donovan (Matt Bomer), cross dressed bartender Liz Taylor (Denis O’Hare) actress and revengeful former lover of The Countess Ramona Royale (Angela Bassett) male model heartthrob and murder addicted Tristan Duffy (Finn Wittrock) New York fashion designer and current purchaser Will Drake (Cheyenne Jackson) and the suspicious and soon going insane detective John Lowe (Wes Bentley) and his depressed wife Alex (Chloe Sevigny). When Lowe checks in to the hotel, what he doesn’t know is that he is targeted by a serial murderer The Ten Commandments Killer which will bring the inside and outside danger crashing together. Main themes include addiction, insanity and forgiveness. Alongside being set in modern day, flashbacks are set in the 1920s, 1970s, mid 1990s and the early 1980s.
Finn Wittrock plays Tristan Duffy. Male model who comes to the Hotel Cortez to work a fashion show. His addiction to drugs causes him to disrupt the show, abruptly quit modeling, and begin searching for hotel for more drugs. He soon meets various residents of the hotel, including the beautiful socialite known as The Countess.
5.02 “Chutes and Ladders”
5.04 “Devils Night”
5.05 “Room Service”