‘American Horror Story’ Writer Reveals Season 4 Will Be Set at a Carnival

American Horror Story

American Horror Story” fans are finally getting some answers after writer Douglas Petrie let it slip in a Nerdist writer’s panel podcast that the new season will be set at a carnival.

While there had been some speculation that the fourth season of the popular FX horror series would take place at a circus, Petrie set the record straight when another podcast guest said she heard the new season was set at a carnival.

“Yes,” he confirmed. “It doesn’t have a title, but that’s the idea. Very roughly, that’s the idea.”

Not much else is known about the new season, but stars Jessica Lange and Sarah Paulson are both involved. Series co-creator Ryan Murphy has told The Hollywood Reporter that Lange “has always wanted to play a Marlene Dietrich figure, and now she gets to.” Murphy also revealed some clues to Entertainment Weekly, telling the mag, “We try and do the opposite of what we’ve done before. Jessica Lange has already started practicing her German accent so I’m very excited!”

“American Horror Story” is expected to return for its fourth season in October.

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  1. stephanie says:

    Looks like I need to get to my last carnival before the nightmares begin!!! Jessica will do her thing and continue to show that mature looking women can have roles and have a following to support her and the series. As an original watcher of the series I can’t wait to see the characters but please no clowns!!! LOL

  2. Macha says:

    WOW, wow wow ! sooo….there will be clowns….eew freaking clowns.

  3. Elizma says:

    I can’t wait. I just can’t wait! Its so adictive. I loved every season, can anyone tell me when will I be able to see it in South Africa? Please please please? I haven’t missed one season and I’m not planning on missing one in the near future! Thanx for one awesome series. :-). Biggest fan, Elizma from SA

  4. Suze says:

    I want it now. Ugg…I’m so impatient and I hate waiting.

  5. Reblogged this on HORROR BOOM and commented:
    Looks like Ryan Murphy was lying his ass off in the post-Season 3 finale interview! Good thing, too. This should be fun!

  6. dougo13 says:

    Lets see if they can make it as good as Carnivale…

  7. Kay says:

    Want Zachary Quinto!

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