‘American Horror Story’ Season 10 To Start Shooting In October

The talented folks of American Horror Story finally are ready to resume production on the award-winning horror anthology’s tenth season on FX.

Series creator Ryan Murphy recently jumped on his Instagram profile to share the good news–and drop yet another hint about the theme driving Season 10–as reported by comicbook.com.

In his post (seen on this page), Murphy wrote, “Looks like American Horror Story Season 10 is go for an October (fitting) production launch. Thanks to everyone who is working hard to assure a safe start for the cast and crew.” Accompanying the highly anticipated message was an enigmatic picture of a mouthful of pointy teeth against an eerie black background. Another Murphy tease?

Could be. After all, earlier in the year, Murphy hinted that the weather would play a crucial part in the upcoming season, suggesting the show needed to be shot earlier rather than later so that the prevailing weather on the outdoor sets matched the storyline.

“A lot of what I was gong to shoot was dependent on a very specific moment,” he said during an interview earlier this year. “It was a weather-dependent show.”

In addition, back in May, Murphy posted another pic on Instagram that hinted at a beach theme for the season. Sneaky, sneaky.

The debut for Season 10, as reported here in Horror News Network, was moved back to an as-yet-unannounced date in 2021–because of the delay in the production schedule due to the COVID-19 mess–instead of the traditional October coming-out party.

When the show–which has already been renewed for a 13th season–does air on FX next year, fans will be treated to the usual cast of characters, including Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Kathy Bates, Leslie Grossman, Billie Lourd, Adina Porter, Lily Rabe, Angelica Ross and Finn Wittrock. And this new season will see former child star Macaulay Culkin join the ensemble in what has been described as an “insane” role. Time will tell.

So, keep reading Horror News Network for all updates on the continuing saga of American Horror Story on FX, as well as for news on the show’s upcoming spinoff, American Horror Stories.

Thomas Tuna
Thomas A. Tuna is a comic book veteran who began his writing career back in the ’70s with Charlton Comics, contributing to such horror titles as Ghost Manor, Haunted, The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves and Ghostly Haunts. Most recently, he has served as a writer and editor (with more than a smattering of horror yarns) for such comic book websites as Hyper Epics and Red Moon Features. Some of his favorite horror flicks include Jaws, Salem’s Lot, Dracula (with Frank Langella) and Blade. His favorite horror comic books? Tomb of Dracula (by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan) and Swamp Thing (by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson).

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