American Horror Story: Coven episode 12 “Go To Hell” lives up to its title, and you cannot imagine who will not return this season! Read our full recap below!

American Horror Story: Coven‘s second-to-last chapter set a high bar for next week’s finale. Hell welcomes a few new members this evening, while firing the gun for a cut-throat race for the next Supreme.

The Seven Wonders: The witches of the Coven are getting stronger. There is no denying that Madison’s ability to perform transmutation, Queenie’s resurrection skills, and each girl’s power to use telekinesis leaves no clear sign as to who will rise as the next Supreme. The one to take the challenge and perform the Seven Wonders will either prove herself to the Coven, or die trying. The Seven Wonders are as follows: Telekinesis, Concilium, Transmutation, Divination, Vitalum Vitalis, Descensum, and Pyrokinesis.

“Seven acts of magic so advanced, each pushes the boundaries of craft into art.” A quote from the introductory video to the Seven Wonders casts beauty onto a task built up to be nothing more than an attempt to overthrow a vindictive leader.

Decensum: Papa Legba, a deity worthy of respect in Queenie’s eyes, resides in the afterlife. Performing the task of decensum, a descent into the nether world, Queenie catches a glimpse of her personal hell: Chubbie’s Chicken where her future and power were non-existent. Papa Legba, impressed with her abilities to visit so soon, offers to chat about Marie once she makes it out alive. In a less than dramatic 180-degree turn, Queenie returns to her room, chatting with Papa Legba over hot cocoa. Marie’s body, which is scattered about the city thanks to her “buttermilk biscuit” enemy, is no longer able to fulfill her debt. Thus, the immortality bond between Delphine and Marie turns moot and Delphine’s life is up for grabs.

Pearls of Wisdom: The tour of Madame LaLaurie’s torture chamber at the opening of the season earns a rewrite at the close. Clad in a dress suit, pearls, and sporting a fashionable new hairdo, Delphine debunks the myths of the household to tourist groups after hearing the atrocious story. She reduces the attic that once held horrors to a storage room where a misunderstood visionary gained the reputation of a savage. Besides, who would waste time above the house when fabulous parties are occurring downstairs? Delphine admits to killing 62 slaves (she kept a ledger), not 150, but adds a tour guide with a misconception to the list.

Disappointed tourists exit, leaving Queenie a minute alone to offer Delphine one last chance to change, to repent. But Delphine sees that public humiliation, shedding a tear, and apologizing are what make the world weak. “The magic box” shows her the troubles of Anthony Weiner, for example. There is no remorse, only hypocrites looking for acceptance back into society. Her valid commentary on this does little to convince Queenie. She stabs Delphine in the heart with her own weapon, leaving her to die where her fascination began.

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The Long Goodbye: Cordelia’s drastic measure to regain the “the sight” appears to be for nothing when she can neither read Madison nor discover Misty’s whereabouts. It is through a conversation with her mother that she discovers her gift never left her. Fiona, fresh off of having her portrait painted, realizes it is time to say goodbye. As Fiona wraps a family heirloom around Cordelia’s neck, a vision of horror flashes before her. Each lady of the Coven, including herself, lies dead throughout the house.

Cordelia takes this knowledge to the person it will hurt the most, the Axeman. The man whose music casts away any ill fortune learns the woman he fell in love with plans to leave him in two days’ time. Fiona confesses that once the deed is complete, she will have 30 good years to live abroad, inviting herself into the homes of kings, until another Supreme begins to rise. A delightful distraction, a fond memory; that is all the Axeman offers to her anymore.

Vitalum Vitalis: Cordelia’s mission to find Misty becomes more urgent with the impending Coven massacre. Queenie breaks open the tomb and revives Misty with just enough grace and ease to place her at the top of the Supreme running. Madison finally gets her ass handed to her at the physical outburst brought on by Misty’s return. When push comes to shove, however, the ladies of the Coven band together, including Zoe, who recognizes the strength of her powers in Orlando (including the ability to wear a pea-coat in ORLANDO). An intruder cloaked in blood wielding an ax makes a move at them, but is tossed back. “You picked the wrong house.” Indeed.

The Axeman enters the house fresh from a kill, ready to take out all the women responsible for his unhappiness. His first victim is Fiona Goode. Cordelia’s vision at the touch of the blood shows Fiona admitting her plan to leave New Orleans and the Axeman’s blade stabbing her back numerous times before feeding her to the alligators in the swamp. There is no bringing someone back from that mess. Stabbing the Axeman to death, the ladies ensure he does not escape the fate that was brought upon him years ago under the same roof.

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Personal Hell: LaLaurie’s hell traps her in the cages of her attic at the mercy of the slaves she once tortured. Feet away from her daughter, LaLaurie cannot protect her from the horrors that Marie Laveau has in store. Papa Legba meshes their hells: another eternity together. Marie tortures Delphine’s daughters against her will, forcing them to drink blood and assaulting them with fire pokers. Though Marie lived her life protecting hoards of people, her sins are not atoned for in this lifetime.

Supreme Rising: The portrait of Fiona rises to the wall and nice words pass through the room. Insincere, but nice nonetheless. Fiona was a force to be reckoned with and an awful Supreme to live under. But Fiona is the past, and the question now turns to the ladies: Who is the future?

Watch the season finale of American Horror Story: Coven Wednesday, January 29 at 10 p.m. ET on FX

Who will exit ‘American Horror Story: Coven’ with the Supreme title?

In interesting but potentially brilliant casting news, comedian Amy Schumer will be taking on the role of Barbie for a live-action film.

Take a moment to soak in the news. Now revel in the idea. This could be awesome.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Amy Schumer is not only leading the project on screen, but she’ll also have an influence on the script.

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In interesting but potentially brilliant casting news, comedian Amy Schumer will be taking on the role of Barbie for a live-action film.

Take a moment to soak in the news. Now revel in the idea. This could be awesome.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Amy Schumer is not only leading the project on screen, but she’ll also have an influence on the script.

Last year, Sony had their pick of three complete scripts for a live-action Barbie movie. Of those three, they chose Hilary Winston’s. Now that Schumer is on board, THR says to expect her and her sister, Kim Caramele, to rewrite Winston’s original idea.

The plot, given that Schumer doesn’t change the major details, “begins in a perfect land of Barbies where one woman slowly awakens to the fact that she doesn’t fit it. She is expelled from the idealistic land and journeys to the real world, where she discovers that being unique is an asset.”

The outlet also addresses the fact that Mattel has had to deal with plenty of criticism regarding body image and race when it comes to the Barbie toys. Schumer’s casting is a great way to speak to some of those issues, and will hopefully provide a positive and uplifting message by the movie’s end.

There will be, of course, some hesitation given Schumer’s previous work. One only has to look as far as Trainwreck and Inside Amy Schumer to see her comedy is often brutally honest and raunchy. Barbie would be shocked.

But Schumer is an actress, after all, and a brilliant comedian. For this “contemporary spin on beauty, feminism and identity,” she seems like just the right fit.

What do you think of Amy Schumer as Barbie?

It’s arguably the biggest day for Hamilton fans since the release of the original Broadway recording: The Hamilton Mixtape has arrived!

Following years of development, the Hamilton Mixtape was released around the world on Friday, December 2. Mixtape features, well, remixes of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton hits, sung by artists both big and small from various genres.

To celebrate the album’s release, a special #Ham4Ham was hosted at the Richard Rodgers Theater on Thursday night, where names like Ashanti, Ja Rule, Regina Spektor, and Andra Day performed their songs from Mixtape:

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It’s arguably the biggest day for Hamilton fans since the release of the original Broadway recording: The Hamilton Mixtape has arrived!

Following years of development, the Hamilton Mixtape was released around the world on Friday, December 2. Mixtape features, well, remixes of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton hits, sung by artists both big and small from various genres.

To celebrate the album’s release, a special #Ham4Ham was hosted at the Richard Rodgers Theater on Thursday night, where names like Ashanti, Ja Rule, Regina Spektor, and Andra Day performed their songs from Mixtape:

Stream ‘The Hamilton Mixtape’:

Spotify users can easily stream The Hamilton Mixtape below. You can also listen here via Apple Music.:

And you can purchase a physical copy from Amazon here (you know all the Hamilton fans in your life will want a physical copy):

Hamilton Mixtape tracklist

1. No John Trumbull (Intro) – The Roots
2. My Shot (feat. Busta Rhymes, Joell Ortiz & Nate Ruess) [Rise Up Remix] – The Roots
3. Wrote My Way Out – Nas, Dave East, Lin-Manuel Miranda & Aloe Blacc
4. Wait For It – Usher
5. An Open Letter (feat. Shockwave) [Interlude] – Watsky
6. Satisfied (feat. Miguel & Queen Latifah) – Sia
7. Dear Theodosia (feat. Ben Folds) – Regina Spektor
8. Valley Forge (Demo) – Lin-Manuel Miranda
9. It’s Quiet Uptown – Kelly Clarkson
10. That Would Be Enough – Alicia Keys
11. Immigrants (We Get The Job Done) – K’naan, Snow Tha Product, Riz MC, Residente
12. You’ll Be Back – Jimmy Fallon & The Roots
13. Helpless (feat. Ja Rule) – Ashanti
14. Take A Break (Interlude) – !llmind
15. Say Yes To This – Jill Scott
16. Congratulations – Dessa
17. Burn – Andra Day
18. Stay Alive (Interlude) – J.PERIOD & Stro Elliot
19. Slavery Battle (Demo) – Lin-Manuel Miranda
20. Washington’s By Your Side – Wiz Khalifa
21. History Has Its Eyes On You – John Legend
22. Who Tells Your Story (feat. Common & Ingrid Michaelson) – The Roots
23. Dear Theodosia (Reprise) – Chance The Rapper & Francis and The Lights

What are our favorite performances on ‘The Hamilton Mixtape’?

Chris Pratt is currently on a press tour for Passengers. Jennifer Lawrence may or may not be there too.

Passengers, the new sci-fi epic starring Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence, comes out later this month. The promo tour has kicked off in Europe, with the two stars on hand to answer all our questions.

To entertain himself (and his fans!), Chris Pratt has been updating his Instagram with funny photos and captions from the tour.

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Chris Pratt is currently on a press tour for Passengers. Jennifer Lawrence may or may not be there too.

Passengers, the new sci-fi epic starring Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence, comes out later this month. The promo tour has kicked off in Europe, with the two stars on hand to answer all our questions.

To entertain himself (and his fans!), Chris Pratt has been updating his Instagram with funny photos and captions from the tour.

There’s some real gold in there, but the best part is when he realizes that fans really want to see some pictures of Jennifer Lawrence — who doesn’t have her own social media accounts — and proceeds to very decidedly not include her!

Update: He did it again.


See some of the hilarious posts from Chris Pratt below:

Finally got that selfie with Jen y'all wanted. #passengersmovie

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Just hanging with my bestie Jen. #passengersmovie

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Here Jen and I pose with @elrubiuswtf

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Here's an extremely artistic and meaningful video I made in which Jen is heavily featured. #passengersmovie

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Another day down with me and my best buddy Jen. #London #passengersmovie

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Not going to lie — we’re almost as excited for the press interview videos as we are for the movie itself!

‘Passengers’ hits cinemas on December 21