“It’s no secret that Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story franchise thrives on secrets,” Sydney Bucksbaum writes. “At the start of each installment of his addictive horror anthology series, plot and character details are revealed less and less, to the point where we now usually have no idea what the new season will entail.
“Going in blind makes each season premiere all the more terrifying, because it’s truly the devil you don’t know.” To read the full article, click here.
Series producer Alexis Martin Woodall says: “I’m going to say one thing: the story begins with the end of the world and then our world begins. It starts in the real world. It’s very tangible and it’s a familiar panic.”
“Sarah Paulson chewing scenery in a Victorian gown alongside Kathy Bates in a bizarre, sadistic fallout shelter?” muses Laura Bradley. How could any American Horror Story fan resist?
“The series is finally delivering something that sounds more like a crazed fan’s fever dream than a carefully thought-through story line: a mash-up of Murder House and Coven. So far, exactly how those disparate elements will come into play remains unclear; save for a brief appearance from Michael Langdon, the Antichrist birthed by Murder House, Apocalypse has not revealed any old characters—yet. But the season is young, and the dinner table is set—for a meal that already includes human flesh.” To read the full article, click here.
As usual, the FX Design team’s promotions for American Horror Story: Apocalypse are the best possible combination of fun and frightening: