We weren’t initially certain how serious to take FX’s announcement of new Ryan Murphy anthology series ‘American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson,’ and now, with its leading roles cast....we’re still not sure. Cuba Gooding Jr. will loose the juice as accused murderer O.J. Simpson, while ‘American Horror Story’ standout Sarah Paulson will take him to trial as Marcia Clark. Yes, this is still happening.
‘American Horror Story’ creator Ryan Murphy decided to branch his hold on horror TV with FOX’s ‘Scream Queens,’ and the first cast in the anthology series will seem familiar, both to genre appreciators and ‘Horror Story’ fans alike. ‘Halloween’ legend Jamie Lee Curtis and Emma Roberts have officially been cast in the new series, but are they our titular ‘Scream Queens?’
With the recent announcement that Lily Rabe will be reprising her season 2 'Asylum' role as Sister Mary Eunice in season 4's 'Freak Show,' joining fellow 'Asylum' alum Naomi Grossman's Pepper, fans have begun to wonder just how much of the world of 'American Horror Story' is connected. Is it just the two seasons that are specifically connected, or are all of the seasons woven together somehow? Creator Ryan Murphy has finally spoken up to confirm that yes, all of this is connected, so feel free to grab some balls of yarn and start your own complex 'American Horror Story' cork boards.
'American Horror Story: Freak Show' has proven a curiosity unto itself, not only by today's addition of Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka, but by the return of Naomi Grossman's 'Asylum' character Pepper. Now, the future Briarcliff inmate will have some 'Freak Show' company later on it seems, as Lily Rabe has been confirmed to reprise her 'Asylum' role as Sister Mary Eunice!
We normally toss a few grains of salt onto showrunners and stars chatting about potential collaborations, but in the case of 'American Horror Story: Freak Show''s Ryan Murphy and Neil Patrick Harris, chatting seems to have paid off! The former 'HIMYM' star, 2015 Oscars host and NBC variety leader will officially guest on the 'Freak Show' later this season, bringing with him husband David Burtka.
Well, 'Glee' and 'American Horror Story' creator Ryan Murphy was going to need something new with the former coming to an end, and with HBO passing on sexuality drama 'Open.' And more than an 'American Crime Story' on the O.J. Simpsons murders, Murphy will headline a new FOX horror-comedy anthology series, dubbed 'Scream Queens.'
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.
'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!