FX’s “American Horror Story” season 4 is building momentum with a couple of announcements and exciting news reports. Writer Douglas Petrie coyly teased that we can prepare ourselves for a “carnival” theme not too long ago, while earlier reports also suggested that the new season will be set in the 1950’s. Series creator Ryan Murphy took to twitter on Monday, March 24 to reveal the title of the upcoming season. Murphy included a picture that reads, “Freak Show”.
The friendly folks over at ew.com also has the scoop on the possible storyline and returning actors. Jessica Lange will take position as the star and leading lady in her fourth and final season.
Check out the details:
“Set in Jupiter, Florida, in 1950, Freak Show finds Jessica Lange playing a German ex-pat who is managing one of the last freak shows in the U.S. Her group of “unusuals”? Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Angela Bassett, and Frances Conroy all play performers whom Lange’s character has rescued; Denis O’Hare and Emma Roberts are also in talks to return. Freak Show’s 13 episodes will track this group as they do anything to keep their business around.”
“AHS” season 4 is set to be released in October on FX.