Entertainment Weekly

Stay Connected

Subscribe

Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content

Article

AHS: Hotel teasers: What do they mean?

Posted on

FX

Ryan Murphy unveiled three uber-creepy new American Horror Story: Hotel teasers on Monday night. And while each are only about 15 seconds long, the new clips do reveal some important imagery. Here are the things fans should take note of: 

THE MATTRESS MAN

One of the recurring images in this season of AHS will be people sewn into the mattresses in rooms at the Hotel Cortez (seen above). The people doing the sewing aren’t exactly expert seamstresses so don’t expect their victims to stay in these bed prisons. Also, don’t expect to ever sleep comfortably in a hotel mattress ever again. 

THE KIDS

FX

American Horror Story likes to put a new spin on classic elements of horror. For example, scary children (Village of the Damned, Children of the Corn) are a scary staple. This season, Lady Gaga’s The Countess has a brood of young, blonde bloodsuckers. Says Ryan Murphy, “There’s nothing scarier than a platinum blonde baby running around doing evil deeds.”

THE ROOM

FX

The Hotel Cortez was built by mass murderer James March (Evan Peters). This diabolical businessman chose Room 64 at the Cortez for his office. In modern day, that room is not a place guests should ever venture … although many unfortunately do. The sound of slurping through a straw is probably not someone imbibing a slurpee but more likely one of the hotel’s resident bloodsuckers. 

WATCH: EW’s Tim Stack on seeing a Lady Gaga-Matt Bomer foursome

Related Stories

Lady Gaga says American Horror Story experience will ‘inform’ her upcoming music

There could be TWO seasons of American Horror Story in 2016

Will Jessica Lange return to American Horror Story? ‘She’ll be back,’ says Ryan Murphy

American Horror Story: Hotel is connected to season 1 — find out how and who’s coming back!

Ryan Murphy on the bloodsuckers of AHS: Hotel: ‘It’s not vampires. There’s no capes and fangs’

WANT MORE EW? Subscribe now to keep up with the latest in movies, television and music.

Comments