'American Horror Story: Asylum' Stills: Adam Levine, Evan Peters and More Get Committed (PHOTOS)

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The Briarcliff mental institution, which serves as the setting for American Horror Story Season 2, is shaping up to be even more terrifying than Season 1's Murder House.

Between the hydrobath, the hellevator and Bloody Face, the FX's anthology's second season is sure to be gruesome. Now, we finally have a glimpse at a few of co-creator Ryan Murphy's newest victims.

In these newly released promo images, Season 2's hero Kit (Evan Peters) is shown being committed to the asylum against his will, while Adam Levine makes his AHS debut as Leo, one-half of "the lovers." Sarah Paulson's character Lana, an investigative journalist, is also seen taking notes.

What can viewers expect from Season 2? 

Last season, Peters played a psychotic teen who terrorized his enemies. But this season, Murphy has described Peter's character Kit as "the hero of the show." Kit, an inmate and extra-terrestrial believer, will unfortunately be subjected to Sister Jude’s (Jessica Lange) unorthodox punishments.

Viewers can also expect to encounter aliens, Nazis and a serial killer named Bloody Face -- who just so happens to wear the skin of victims on his face.

Zachary Quinto returns as Dr. Thredson, whose progressive ways clash with Sister Jude’s harsh philosophy and treatments. Meanwhile, James Cromwell will take on the roll of  Nazi Dr. Arden, who uses the patients as his own test subjects, subjecting them to cruel and inhumane procedures.

Chloe Sevigny will also star as a woman whose husband sends her away to the asylum, because she is a nymphomaniac.

American Horror Story Season 2 will premiere Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 10 PM on FX.

 

 

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    Jamilah Newcomer - wow absolutely gouerogs! I'm going to comment before the jealousy of your location kicks in I love all the locations your use of negative space and how you captured the couple's love for each other absolutely breathtaking December 21, 2011 9:30 pm