By now we're admittedly used to the prospect of blockbuster cable TV series spawning "companion" spinoffs, but FX's newest 'American Horror Story' riff is by far the most perplexing yet. The network has officially placed an order for Ryan Murphy's 'American Crime Story' series, its first season subtitled 'The People v. O.J. Simpson,' and we assure you, this is not a joke.
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'American Horror Story: Freak Show' has promised to show us all manner of unusual people from every walk of life, its increasingly grotesque teasers highlighting everything from three legs to clowns that haunt our dreams forever, but now season 4 has a growth of its very own. Our October 8 premiere of 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' has officially expanded to 90 minutes!
Well, we knew this day was coming. The moment 'American Horror Story' revealed that season 4 would inhabit a terrifying 'Freak Show,' we knew that the worst of horror's worst would be on the way: clowns. And while we still don't know exactly what this year's big bad clown killer "Twisty" looks like, the latest teasers and details will already have you running for the hills.
'American Horror Story' creator Ryan Murphy remains well known for his casting cross-pollination, so much so, that it's become a new normal. And while we wouldn't expect Jim Parsons or Mark Ruffalo to pop up among the 'Freak Show,' the FX horror drama has recruited 'White Collar' and Emmy-nominated 'The Normal Heart' star Matt Bomer for a warped new role. Let's celebrate with yet another freaky 'Freak Show' teaser!
The other day saw 'American Horror Story' season 4 making one of its biggest additions to the 'Freak Show' in the form of legendary singer Patti LaBelle, but are you ready for the smallest? Find out what role the "World's Smallest Woman" Jyoti Amge will have in the 'Freak Show' (okay, it's a bit transparent), and get a first look at Jessica Lange in costume as lead character Elsa Mars!
'American Horror Story' showrunner Ryan Murphy demands a lot of things from his cast -- especially as he approaches season 4 -- from getting comfy and cozy with snakes to doing strange things with their real-life pals to not talking about the show ever, ever, ever. The anthology series has long been shrouded in mystery, with cast and crew going so far as to straight up lie to people about what they can expect from upcoming seasons. Star Sarah Paulson is one of Murphy's most dedicated secret-keepers, at least until she hits the 'Late Night' and almost lets loose to host Seth Meyers.
Comic-Con 2014 is a freak dhow all its own, but never moreso than when FX’s ‘American Horror Story’ own actual 'Freak Show' puts in its first San Diego appearance. Find out what the cast and crew had to say of the ‘Coven’ days behind, as well as what to expect from a first look at ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ from our Comic-Con 2014 panel recap!
Hacked tweets and diva rumors not withstanding, the sixth and final season of FOX's 'Glee' has been intriguing to follow for finally putting to rest Ryan Murphy's FOX musical drama, after falling so far from the zeitgeist. Now, the final episode order for 'Glee''s swan song has officially been cut, putting season 6 at a mere 13 episodes.
'American Horror Story,' meet 'American Beauty.' Where yesterday we learned that FX's Ryan Murphy horror serial would make its first Comic-Con appearance in the coming week, season 4's 'Freak Show' setting has added a dash of new blood in 'The Hunger Games' actor Wes Bentley, but who might he end up tormenting among the cast?
Thus far only bits and pieces of 'American Horror Story''s fourth season 'Freak Show' have been revealed, including franchise veteran Sarah Paulson's two-headed character, and the latest reveal accomplishes some heavy lifting. Find out who 'Freak Show' freshman Michael Chiklis will play in 'American Horror Story' season 4, and whom he might have the most horrifying encounters with!