American Horror Story Hotel trailer reveals Lady Gaga’s ghoulish character

By Dailymail.com Reporter1

Published: 01:16 GMT, 11 September 2015 | Updated: 01:55 GMT, 11 September 2015

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She’s due to wear a wedding dress in real life after getting engaged to Taylor Kinney on Valentine’s day this year. And the first glimpse of Lady Gaga in her latest incarnation as a small-screen star has her dressed for nuptials – but in far more melodramatic style. She’s been taking a diversion into acting, and the trailer for in her role on American Horror Story: Hotel was released on Thursday.

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American Horror Story Hotel Trailer Reveals Lady Gaga's Ghoulish Character

Television role: Lady Gaga is seen looking ghostly in the trailer for American Horror Story: Hotel released on Thursday

The 29-year-old singer is playing a pivotal role as the blood-thirsty Countess as she runs the fictional downtown Los Angeles inn, the Hotel Cortez. She’s seen looking ghostly in a very dramatic wedding dress in the thirty second clip, which is promoting the forthcoming fifth season of the show. There are also flashes of numerous Omen-esque children, mattresses with people sewn in them and blenders filled with blood.

American Horror Story Hotel Trailer Reveals Lady Gaga's Ghoulish Character

Spooky: The 29-year-old singer is playing a pivotal role as the blood-thirsty Countess as she runs the fictional downtown Los Angeles inn, the Hotel Cortez

American Horror Story Hotel Trailer Reveals Lady Gaga's Ghoulish Character

First glimpse: She’s seen looking ghostly in the very dramatic wedding dress in the thirty second clip, which is promoting the forthcoming fifth season of the show

Lady Gaga – whose real name is Stefani Germanotta – has previously featured in cameos in Machete Kills, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For and Muppets Most Wanted and got in touch directly with American Horror creator Ryan Murphy to obtain a part. Earlier this month, Ryan gave a few more details on Gaga’s character when he spoke to Billboard2.

‘She is a very wealthy social doyenne who is consumed with art, fashion and people and she has a nefarious plan that is revealed in the first episode that plays out over the season,’ he said.

American Horror Story Hotel Trailer Reveals Lady Gaga's Ghoulish Character

Creepy: There are also flashes of numerous Omen-esque children, mattresses with people sewn in them and blenders filled with blood

American Horror Story Hotel Trailer Reveals Lady Gaga's Ghoulish Character

Bringing misery: Kathy Bates plays Iris in the horror anthology

American Horror Story Hotel Trailer Reveals Lady Gaga's Ghoulish Character

Pivotal: The hotel run by Gaga is the central point for the series, created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk

She’s joined by Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett and Matt Bomer in the horror anthology. It seems the cast have so far gotten along swimmingly, with Gaga even throwing a pool party for her co-stars, which she documented on Instagram.

The New York native has completely embraced the role, also having gushed, ‘I love being an actress.’

She has even taken it so far as to describe herself as ‘The Countess Owner of ‘Hotel’ Cortez in Los Angeles’ on Instagram.

The upcoming fifth season of American Horror Story will debut on FX on October 7.

American Horror Story Hotel Trailer Reveals Lady Gaga's Ghoulish Character

Starring role: The upcoming fifth season of American Horror Story will debut on FX on October 7

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