Series co-creator Ryan Murphy (Scream Queens) has confirmed when American Horror Story will begin production on its tenth season, Deadline has reported. As Murphy revealed on his Instagram, the long-running horror series will officially start filming again this October.
Originally, the tenth season was meant to begin production earlier in the spring of this year. However, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, production was halted before it could even begin. As a result, the season’s release date was pushed back a year to 2021.
As is tradition with American Horror Story, little is known in regards to this seasons’ plot or themes. Each upcoming season’s actual themes and plot elements a secret, but Murphy will upload hints to his Instagram. For season 10, his hints have implied that the series will take place on a beach. Murphy provided similar hints for previous seasons such as season 7, subtitled “Cult,” and 8, subtitled “Apocalypse”.
Macaulay Culkin, famous for being a child star in 90’s hits such as Home Alone and My Girl, will headline the cast for the upcoming season. Culkin will be joined by American Horror Story alums Evan Peters (X-Men: Days of Future Past), Billie Lourd (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Lily Rabe (All Good Things), Sarah Paulson (Ocean’s 8), Kathy Bates (Titanic), Finn Wittrock (Halloweentown High), Angelica Ross (Pose), Adina Porter (True Blood), and Leslie Grossman (Love, Victor).
American Horror Story is a horror anthology series that premiered in October 2011. The series has told 9 self-contained stories over the course of 9 seasons and 103 episodes. While all seasons take place in the same universe, each one is meant to tell its own story with a unique set of characters and locations.
It is unknown when American Horror Story season 10 will premiere. The series has been renewed for three more seasons after the tenth season.