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The highly anticipated 12th season of “American Horror Story,” is finally here. New episodes will air every Wednesday at 7 p.m. PT on FX, but will also be available to stream on Hulu the following day.
In the new season titled “Delicate,” Kim Kardashian and Cara Delevingne join “AHS” veteran Emma Roberts, who stars as Anna Alcott, an actor who finds her attempts at pregnancy sabotaged. The season is based on Danielle Valentine’s thriller novel “Delicate Condition,” marking the first plot of the Ryan Murphy anthology series to originate from a book.
Kardashian’s leading role in the new season also marks the most prominent acting role to date for the reality star. Her character was first teased in an eerie trailer, which features her in a campy, vampy, Elvira-like gown and black latex gloves while holding a blanketed baby.
Other cast members of Season 12 include Zachary Quinto, Annabelle Dexter-Jones, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Odessa A’zion, Billie Lourd, Julie White, Debra Monk and Denis O’Hare.
Valentine, whose book was released on Aug. 1, calls the story “a body horror novel about pregnancy.”
“The ways that we describe pregnancy—delicate condition, bun in the oven, she’s in a family way—it’s so infantilizing for something that is among the most dangerous, life-changing experiences that a human being can go through,” said Valentine in an interview with Vanity Fair. Her book, which was optioned by Murphy in 2022, was recreated by Halleu Feifer, who also serves as a showrunner for “AHS” Season 12.
Stream “American Horror Story: Delicate” Part 1 on Hulu: