'Glee' creators brings out his 'Horror' side

The “Glee” team is going to the dark side.

FX has ordered the hourlong drama pilot “American Horror Story” from Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, who, along with Ian Brennan, are the creators of Fox’s “Glee.”

Production on the pilot, from 20th Century Fox TV, is set to begin in April. “Glee” executive producer Dante Di Loreto will exec produce with Murphy and Falchuk.

Prior to “Glee,” Murphy was an FX stalwart as the creator-exec producer of “Nip/Tuck,” which ran for seven seasons.

“American Horror Story” is a “project that Brad and I have been discussing for a while,” Murphy said, noting that he’s maintained a “wonderful relationship” with FX topper John Landgraf. “FX is the perfect place for this series, and we look forward to a great homecoming.”

FX and 20th were reluctant to give out logline details on “American Horror Story.” If the pilot goes to series, Murphy will continue as showrunner on “Glee.”

Murphy had teamed with “24” alum Howard Gordon last fall to develop a procedural drama for Fox, but that project has been rolled over for future development while Murphy labors on “Glee” and the FX pilot.

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