'American Horror Story' Season Nine Title Revealed
The FX show is expected to return in 2019.
Fans of '80s slasher movies rejoice, 'cos the new season of American Horror Story looks like it will be a nod to the iconic horror flicks of yesteryear after series creator Ryan Murphy revealed that season nine will be titled AHS 1984.
Posting to Twitter, Murphy revealed the name of the new season and attached a teaser clip, which shows a terrified teenage girl running through a forest as she attempts to flee a Michael Myers-style man following her.
Given that the '80s were a golden era when it came to slasher flicks, bringing us classics such as Friday The 13th, Nightmare on Elm Street and Children of the Corn, they'll have plenty of inspiration to go off.
While Murphy is notoriously tight-lipped when it comes to giving us details on the new seasons we do officially know that Emma Roberts will be making a return to the series while Olympic freestyle skier and silver medallist Gus Kenworthy will play the role of her boyfriend. Sarah Paulson, who has starred in every season, is also believed to be making a return.
Evan Peters, who has starred in previous seasons and was engaged to Roberts IRL (they reportedly called it quits last month), previously said he would be taking a break from filming the anthology series.
In an interview with GQ, Peters spoke out on his reason behind sitting out the season.
"It's just exhausting. It's really mentally draining, and you don't want to go to those places ever in your life," he said. "And so you have to go there for the scenes, and it ends up integrating it somehow into your life. You're in traffic and you find yourself screaming and you're like, ‘What the hell? This isn't who I am.'"
Season eight of American Horror Story featured a crossover season between prior seasons -- American Horror Story: Apocalypse and American Horror Story: Coven.