It’s a huge day for American Horror Story News! We just reported that the FX horror anthology series has been renewed for an addition 2 seasons.
And now, we have the first casting news regarding Season 7—as well as the first clue regarding the next installment’s theme. Fans can expect the return of 2 series favorites for a tale that takes place in modern times.
Ryan Murphy revealed the news Thursday at TCA. Sarah Paulson and Evan Peters are sticking with the American Horror Story franchise. The two originals of the FX anthology series, which hails from Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, are returning for the seventh season, set to premiere sometime in 2017. Murphy would only say that the seventh season will be “modern-day story.”
Additional information you know about Season 7 of American Horror Story.
Or as Murphy told Vanity Fair last year: “We lay a lot of pipe, and you’ll see it explode in seasons seven and eight.”
Entertainment Tonight reports Murphy revealed at the FX Television Critics Association press day in January that season seven has a “modern-day story.” Next year, we will be going back to some
Ryan Murphy also said “Next year, we will be going back to some Freak Show characters, deeper histories, and mythologies. So we’re sort of still exploring Season 4 in Season 7.”
Murphy also mentioned the shows teasers will go back to normal, unlike Roanoke that was very secretive.
We know that the theme for American Horror Story season 7 will be announced this Spring.
Another clue is this video from the season finale of Roanoke. In the “Sweet Dreams” video below, ocean water can be seen with horrendous screams in the background.
The phrase “The monsters are all gone” seems both deceptively sinister and inaccurate, as Roanoke ended, not with a tidy bow, but in the moments before a major confrontation. Nonetheless, many fans are taking this tweet as an indication the Season 7 will have a nautical theme.
— AmericanHorrorStory (@AHSFX) November 17, 2016
Let the rampant conjecture begin! What do you think the theme for AHS Season 7 will be? What AHS alum do you hope to see in the upcoming installment? Sound off in the Comments section!