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Ryan Murphy Reveals How American Horror Story: Hotel Is Linked to the First Season

Plus: get your first look at Lady Gaga!

Shelli Weinstein

Ryan Murphy has already revealed that every season of American Horror Story is connected, and he's adding a new thread to the tapestry with American Horror Story: Hotel. The latest installment in Murphy's horror series is throwing it all the way back to the first season with this link.

"We do go to the Murder House for one episode," Murphy told Entertainment Weekly. Christine Estabrook, who plays irritating realtor Marcy will even be making another appearance since selling the Harmons the haunted house. In Hotel, she's also the real estate agent for the eerie Hotel Cortez.

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Will Marcy find herself at the wrong end of The Countess (Lady Gaga's) stunning chainmail glove? EW posted a slew of first-look photos showing The Countess herself:

Entertainment Weekly

And, whoa, is that Matt Bomer with her? She definitely seems in charge:

Entertainment Weekly

Check out all the rest of the tantalizing characters at EW.

Perhaps the new season will give us more details about Marcy. Does she just attract horrific listings or is there something more sinister to learn about her? What do you think? American Horror Story: Hotel premieres Wednesday, Oct. 7 on FX.

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