Ringmaster Jessica Lange, report for duty! We knew that next season’s American Horror Story was going to be set at a carnival, but now (thanks to Ryan Murphy’s Twitter) we know that it will be called American Horror Story: Freak Show. Just how many limbs will they give Evan Peters? Will Murphy choose to conjoin Emma Roberts and Taissa Farmiga? When will Sarah Paulson start growing out her beard?
According to EW, the show will “set in Jupiter, Florida, in 1950 [with] Jessica Lange playing a German ex-pat who is managing one of the last freak shows in the U.S.” It will feature Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Angela Bassett, and Frances Conroy, with Denis O’Hare and Emma Roberts still in talks to return. Lily Rabe and Taissa Farmiga are not mentioned (although don’t count out the possibility of a surprise cameo or two!)