The title of American Horror Story‘s eighth season has been introduced!
Friday (Jul. 20) at midnight PST throughout Comedian-Con 2018 in San Diego California, AHS revealed the title of their eighth season: “Apocalypse.” The massive announcement was accompanied by a picture of a child lined in blood being touched by a creepy-looking black hand.
— AmericanHorrorStory (@AHSFX) July 20, 2018
Prior to now, showrunner Ryan Murphy has saved particulars of upcoming American Horror Story seasons underneath wraps, however this time, he selected to disclose a bit of information. in regards to the subsequent AHS season early on. Final month, Murphy tweeted that AHS Season 8 can be a “Coven/Homicide Home crossover.”
The Coven/Homicide Home AHS crossover season will not be occurring subsequent yr…as a result of it is occurring THIS YEAR. AHS #8 WITCHES RULE THIS SEPTEMBER
— Ryan Murphy (@MrRPMurphy) June 14, 2018
AHS’ first season, and arguably its greatest, “Homicide Home,” centered on a household who moved right into a restored mansion, unaware that the home was haunted by the ghosts of its former residents and their victims. The third season of AHS, “Coven,” adopted a coven of Salem witches preventing for survival within the present-day whereas coping with points from the previous.
AHS Season 8 will reportedly be set within the close to future (18 months sooner or later, in accordance with Murphy) and can function a protracted listing of returning stars: Evan Peters, Sarah Paulson (who shall be enjoying a number of characters), Kathy Bates, Cheyenne Jackson, Billy Eichner, Adina Porter, Leslie Grossman, Billie Lourd and Emma Roberts. Franchise newcomer Joan Collins will play the grandmother of Evan Peters’ character, who is alleged to be a “comedic hairdresser.”
“It’s a season not like something we’ve finished as a result of there’s a giant hook to it,” Murphy stated about AHS: Apocalypse. “There’s an enormous factor that occurs in Episode 5.”
As a result of Season 8 shall be a crossover season, it’s extremely doubtless that actors/characters from “Homicide Home” and “Coven” will seem. Murphy has stated that he’s optimistic that most of the authentic AHS stars will return for the crossover season, together with Dylan McDermott, Connie Britton and fan favourite Jessica Lange.
“I would like all of them,” Murphy stated. “I would like Dylan, and Connie and Jessica [Lange]. They’ve all stated — Kathy Bates, too — everyone who’s concerned within the present has all the time stated, ‘Yeah, that appears like enjoyable, let’s get the band again collectively once more.’ In order that is without doubt one of the the reason why the writing means of that season is taking longer as a result of it’s actually 25 individuals’s schedules. However I’m hopeful they may all be again.”
As one Fb person put it, “We lived within the Homicide Home. We escaped the Asylum. We protected the Coven. We attended the Freak Present. We checked into the Resort. We skilled the Roanoke nightmare. We joined the Cult. And now we are going to survive the Apocalypse.”
American Horror Story: Apocalypse premieres Wednesday, September 12th on FX.