By Tim Stack
Updated December 17, 2015 at 08:24 PM EST
Credit: FX

The biggest twist of Wednesday’s American Horror Story: Hotel happened in the teaser for the next episode: series alum Gabourey Sidibe is returning! The Empire actress, who appeared on both Coven and Freak Show, appears to be playing a guest who checks in and potentially becomes the next victim of Iris (Kathy Bates).

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But the big question is: Could she be reprising her role of Queenie from Coven? Unfortunately, we have to wait until AHS: Hotel returns on Jan. 6 to find out.

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American Horror Story

An anthology series that centers on different characters and locations, including a haunted house, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, and a hotel.

  • TV Show
  • 9
  • TV-MA
  • Ryan Murphy
  • FX
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