American Horror Story Season 4 Freak Show: First Look of Sarah Paulson as Conjoined Twins Dot and Bette, Production Begins

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By Anshu Shrivastava | July 21, 2014 7:42 PM EST

The production of "American Horror Story" Season 4, which is subtitled "Freak Show," has begun in New Orleans. Ryan Murphy, co-creator of "American Horror Story," took to Twitter to reveal the first look of Dot and Bette, the conjoined twins, on their first day on the set. Sarah Paulson is playing the role of conjoined twins and her character[s] is likely to be a performer at a freak show based in Jupiter, Florida.

The photo posted by Ryan has been taken from the back, and thus the two faces of Dot and Bette cannot be seen. It seems to be a hospital set-up, as Bette and Dot are wearing a hospital gown and sitting on a hospital bed. [Check the Pic here]. Ryan Murphy tweeted, "Dot and Bette's first day."Previously, Sarah Paulson had shared on Twitter a digitally modified look of hers as Dot and Bette.   

Speaking about the upcoming, new season, Sarah Paulson said to USA Today: "Having read the first two scripts, it's going to be everything everyone hopes it to be and more. It's very new, and unlike anything that the show has been before. That's very exciting for us."

Set in the 1950s, "American Horror Story-Freak Show" features Jessica Lange as the character who has rescued the performers, and with their help runs one of the last freak shows in the U.S.  

"American Horror Story" has earned 17 Emmy nominations for its Season 3 "Coven," including for the Outstanding Mini-Series as well as multiple acting nominations. This horror anthology series is the third most nominated series of the year.  Sarah Paulson and Jessica Lange have bagged the nomination for the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie category, while Frances Conroy, Angela Bassett and Kathy Bates have scored nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress.

"American Horror Story-Freak Show" is expected to premiere in October. 

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