It takes a special brand of viewer to make heads or tails of Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story these days, and it seems Hotel and Asylum star Chloe Sevigny isn’t even one of them. Not only did the actress have an “existential crisis” over the violence, but also isn’t certain if she’d be asked back for Season 6.
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Now that we’ve largely washed away the stench of American Horror Story: Hotel, talk naturally turns to the sixth chapter of Ryan Murphy’s FX frightfest, still largely under wraps. We know of at least one returning cast member, while a new report suggests that Season 6 might actually feature urban legend meme “Slender Man.”
FX’s American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson will undoubtedly milk a connection to Ryan Murphy’s more Horror-bent branch, but rest assured, the new series won’t veer so hard into crazy camp. Then again, You might not know it by the latest People v. O.J. Simpson trailer and sneak peek.
The moment word broke of a potential Sons of Anarchy spinoff focused on the Mayan MC gang, franchise creator Kurt Sutter‘s involvement seemed understandably focused on his new FX drama, The Bastard Executioner. We all know how that turned out as well, but could Sutter return to Sons of Anarchy to leads its spinoff?
Late last year we learned the saddening, if expected news that Louis C.K. would step back from Louie once again, perhaps taking a Curb Your Enthusiasm approach with periodic returns. It doesn’t seem as if a few months have changed the comedian’s mind, as both he and FX “just don’t know” if and when Louie will return.
Yesterday saw a bit of bad news for one of 20th Century Fox’s X-Men TV series, as FOX’s Hellfire lost its showrunners, and now FX’s Legion has a minor caveat as well. Progress on Legion has advanced, though the series itself won’t be set in, or connect to the same X-Men universe of the films.
American Horror Story has fallen into a pattern (among other things), alternating between period and contemporary settings, so leave it to Ryan Murphy to switch things up in Season 6. The next Horror Story will indeed return to the past, but also keep one foot firmly planted in the present as well. Confused yet?
Centering around a Season 1 character seemed practically a footnote against the brilliance of Fargo Season 2, but Season 3 will certainly continue the tradition. FX confirms at least one character from past seasons will return for the 2010-set return, itself airing in 2017.
The Americans Season 4 has seemed a bit more heavily redacted than usual, owing to a later 2016 debut date than in past years. Now, we at least have a firm March premiere date, along with a gorgeous new poster espousing Philip and Elizabeth’s complicated relationship.
It’s been some time since Tracy Morgan first started putting together an FX comedy, a development process tragically marred by his infamous accident, though FX heads insisted they’d wait for the beloved SNL star. Now, Morgan has finally set a new FX comedy to producer and star in, joined by Key & Peele alum Jordan Peele.