‘American Horror Story’: Is This Sarah Paulson’s New ‘Apocalypse’ Character? (Video)

“AHS” mainstay will play three characters in FX anthology’s eighth outing

American Horror Story Apocalypse

“American Horror Story” may have just given us our first glimpse of the new character Sarah Paulson will be playing on the upcoming season.

As previously announced, Paulson will be playing three characters on “AHS: Apocalypse.” In addition to reprising her role as the “Coven” headmistress Cordelia Goode and “Murder House” medium Billie Dean Howard, Paulson will also be introducing a new character named Venable.

In a new teaser shared on the “AHS” social media pages, Paulson is featured in a suit and carrying a cane, overseeing a lottery to determine who will survive the titular apocalypse.

The upcoming eighth installment will be a season-long crossover between “American Horror Story’s” first and third seasons. A number of the show’s stars will appear to reprise their roles, including Paulson, Cody Fern, Evan Peters, Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, Billie Lourd, Emma Roberts, Billy Eichner, Leslie Grossman, Adina Porter, Cheyenne Jackson and Joan Collins.

It will also mark the return of franchise favorite Jessica Lange.