We’re just one day away from American Horror Story finally pulling back the curtain on Season 6, but it’s hard to argue that the mystery approach has affected anticipation. Ahead of the big reveal, FX marketing admits to some uncertainty with viewer expectation, as well how the promotional strategy could affect premiere ratings.
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Sarah Paulson stands as proof that anyone in Ryan Murphy’s orbit and end up on multiple series, and Cuba Gooding Jr. will learn by example. O.J. himself, the American Crime Story star will make the leap to American Horror Story with a confirmed role alongside Paulson in Season 6.
It seems fair to say that Noah Hawley’s FX-tinged take on X-Men series Legion will prove a bit more … off … than what we’re used to, and the promos are certainly capturing that. Following that incredible first trailer, drool over some new footage previewed during FX’s Atlanta.
Less than a week from its premiere, and American Horror Story Season 6 still doesn’t have an official subtitle, let alone more than a few confirmed stars. That said, when one of them is Lady Gaga herself, who could resist a bit of cross-promotion? Is Season 6 trolling us with a “Perfect Illusion”?
It’s no surprise that Ryan Murphy loves to sprinkle horror movie references throughout ‘American Horror Story.’ Remember that time Kit Walker was tortured ‘A Clockwork Orange’-style? How about the use of Bernard Herrmann’s ‘Psycho’ score to amp up the creep factor in one of the scariest episodes of ‘Murder House?’ Or the time Twisty popped out of the hedges à la Michael Myers?
However long it’s taken to finally make the airwaves, FX Donald Glover rap dramedy Atlanta has been well-worth the wait. You don’t need our word for it, though, as FX has placed the full “Twin Peaks for rappers” premiere online after this week’s premiere.
We know what you’re thinking, and yes, FX Middle Eastern royalty drama Tyrant was indeed still on the air. Still, the unorthodox take on conflict abroad managed to make it an impressive three seasons, even as FX now confirms that tonight’s Season 3 finale will mark the final episode of the series.
It seems absurd to remember that American Horror Story Season 6 will premiere inside of two weeks, while the vast majority of fans know absolutely nothing about the setting or cast. One purported leak seems to be gaining traction, however, pointing toward The Mist as a possible theme and title. Let the wild speculation commence!
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By now, superhero TV fans are more or less used to series not maintaining much connection with their cinematic peers, but FX and FOX’s X-Men two-fer of Legion and an untitled mutant series sparks hope anew. To wit, X-Men director Bryan Singer says Legion could take place in the movie universe after all, while both “will relate to future X-Men movies.”