Popular FX television show, American Horror Story has recently confirmed the theme of the upcoming 8th Season. The theme of this season is going to be a crossover of the first season Murder House (about a haunted house) and Coven (about witches). American Horror Story creator Ryan Murphy was hinting at this possible crossover two years ago, and American Horror Story Fans are happy that it’s actually happening. Ryan Murphy confirm the news via twitter
The first time in American Horror Story history the fx series is doing a crossover, with season one’s Murder House and season three’s Coven as they are the most popular seasons in the anthology series. As far as plot of the season it is not going to be a prequel or a sequel, but something as Ryan Murphy describes as “very bizarre”. As of right now, only confirmed cast members are series regulars, Evan Peters, and Sarah Paulson. Other actors that are confirmed to appear in season 8 are Kathy Bates, Billy Eichner, Cheyenne Jackson, Joan Collins, Adina Porter and Leslie Grossman. AHS creator has admitted that there will be some cast members unable to appear because of prior commitments. It’s unknown if Jessica Lange will return for season 8. Jessica Lang played major characters for the first four seasons of American Horror Story. Other past actors that viewers are questioning if they are coming back are Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott, and Taissa Farmiga since major characters in the first season. Connie Britton was only was part of American Horror Story first season, while Dylan McDermott was part of the first two seasons. Taissa Farmiga was a major character not only in Murder House but also in Coven and had an one time guest appearance in season 6 Roanoke. It is rumored that Taissa Farmiga is going to try to clear her busy schedule to appear in American Horror Story season 8.