Everything We Know About ‘American Horror Story’ Season 7 (PHOTOS)

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Everything We Know About ‘American Horror Story’ Season 7 (PHOTOS)

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Everything We Know About ‘American Horror Story’ Season 7 (PHOTOS)

Our mutual Roanoke nightmare is over, and it’s already time to look forward to American Horror Story Season 7!

We’re probably months away from the FX frightfest’s next chapter, but we already have scoop about what to expect. Keep reading for all the bloodcurdling details… like our first glimpse of the Season 7 monster!

Everything We Know About ‘American Horror Story’ Season 7 (PHOTOS)
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Season 7 won’t be the last season

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Season 7 won’t be the last season

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FX has already renewed the anthology for Season 8 and Season 9, meaning it’ll keep us up at night until 2019, if not longer.

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Season 7 won’t be the ‘Murder House’-‘Coven’ crossover

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Season 7 won’t be the ‘Murder House’-‘Coven’ crossover

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Co-creator Ryan Murphy revealed a forthcoming season will include characters from Murder House and Coven, but he specified it won’t be Season 7.

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It won’t be the “secret season,” either.

It won’t be the “secret season,” either.

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“I’ve been working with a writer on a season that only he and I know,” Ryan told Entertainment Weekly, which reports that “experiment” will air sometime after Season 7.

“It’s like a two-year project that we’ll continue to work on the sly and not tell anybody.”

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The Season 7 theme may or may not be kept secret

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The Season 7 theme may or may not be kept secret

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FX and the AHS producers kept Season 6’s Roanoke theme a secret until the season premiere, but Ryan tells Us Weekly he’s not sure if they’ll do the same for Season 7.

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The mythology will blow up

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The mythology will blow up

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“We lay a lot of pipe,” the 51-year-old told Vanity Fair of the increasingly interconnected seasons, “and you'll see it explode in seasons seven and eight.”

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Season 7 won’t be a period piece

Season 7 won’t be a period piece

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"It's a modern-day story,” Ryan tells Us. “That’s all I'm going to say.”

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We’ll revisit some ‘Freak Show’ characters

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We’ll revisit some ‘Freak Show’ characters

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“Next year, we will be going back to some Freak Show characters, deeper histories, and mythologies,” the über-producer told reporters in October, per EW.

"So we’re sort of still exploring Season 4 in Season 7.”

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Sarah Paulson and Evan Peters are in

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Sarah Paulson and Evan Peters are in

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Season 6’s power couple is back for more bloodshed in Season 7, as Ryan told Us Weekly.

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Things are about to get political

Things are about to get political

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Now that reality star and accused sexual predator Donald Trump has won the presidential election, Ryan Murphy is working on a theme inspired by the shocking, exhausting political melodrama of the last year.

But, it won't be exactly what everyone expects...

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Fictional versions of Trump and Hillary Clinton won’t be the focus

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Fictional versions of Trump and Hillary Clinton won’t be the focus

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Ryan has confirmed the presidential election-inspired installment will not be a literal recreation of 2016’s political nightmare.

“The themes of American Horror Story have always been allegories,” he announced in late February 2017.

“You will not see [Donald] Trump and [Hillary] Clinton as characters on the show.” 

(He later told E! News otherwise, however)

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Susan Sarandon could be involved?

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Susan Sarandon could be involved?

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E! Online asked the Oscar winner, currently filming Feud with Ryan Murphy, if she’d appear in his horror series like Feud partner Jessica Lange did.

“I don’t know! I think … I just wanna finish this, you know?” Susan replied. “One thing at a time, definitely. But I would definitely work with Ryan again. He’s lovely, and I love him very much. He’s obsessive and he works very hard, but he gets it done, for sure.”

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It starts on election night

It starts on election night

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“It starts on election night is all I’ll say,” co-creator Ryan Murphy said about Season 7 in an E! News interview.

“It’s very scary that night for many people. It’s fun; you will like it. It’s really a season that will have a lot of people interested, and I think there’s something for everybody in that season.”

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Season 7 sprang from a “completely batshit” idea

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Season 7 sprang from a “completely batshit” idea

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At a PaleyFest panel on March 26, executive producer Tim Minear said the idea for Season 7 came when they were trying to protect the secrecy of Season 6, aka Roanoke.

“At the beginning of every season, in order to secure the tax benefit, you have to give a synopsis of what you’re doing,” he said, per Entertainment Weekly

“That was not okay with Ryan, but we had to give them something, so we made up this completely batshit thing for those two paragraphs, and the funny thing is, we’re doing it this year.”

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Sarah Paulson wants to play Donald Trump

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Sarah Paulson wants to play Donald Trump

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Ever since fans learned Season 7 would tackle the 2016 presidential election, they’ve imagined Sarah playing Hillary Clinton or Kellyanne Conway, but the actress tells The Hollywood Reporter she has other ambitions: “I’d like to play Donald Trump.”

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Sarah says to expect the unexpected

Sarah says to expect the unexpected

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“It’s Ryan Murphy, so let’s give a little bit more credit and a little more credence to the [2016 election] idea,” the Emmy winner told E! News. “It’s probably not going to be what you think.”

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Actually, Sarah wants to play Kellyanne Conway

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Actually, Sarah wants to play Kellyanne Conway

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“I’d love to play Kellyanne Conway,” Sarah Paulson tells TV Guide

“First of all, where is she? We haven’t seen her in a couple weeks. What’s going on? ... She was everywhere. We could not get her to shut up. And now, where is she?

“Don’t get me wrong. I’m appreciating the silence, the quiet, but I am curious. That’s an American horror story for you: What happened to Kellyanne Conway?”

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Billy Eichner has a role

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Billy Eichner has a role

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Billy on the Street host and Difficult People star Billy Eichner has joined American Horror Story Season 7.

He’ll appear in 6 or 7 of the season’s 11 episodes — playing a “close confidant of Paulson’s character” who will “mostly will be wearing mysterious tank tops,” Deadline reports.

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Billie Lourd is in

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Billie Lourd is in

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Billie Lourd, daughter of the late Carrie Fisher, will lead Season 7 alongside Sarah Paulson and Evan Peters, Deadline reports. The 24-year-old previously starred on Scream Queens, another Ryan Murphy show.

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This is what happens in the first ten minutes

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This is what happens in the first ten minutes

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“The first 10 minutes of the season, this season, takes place in a very eerie macabre way on election night and there’s something terrible that happens in the lives of our characters on election night as they’re watching it all go down,” Ryan tells E! Online.

“Which in itself was a horror story, so it’s like a horror story upon a horror story.”

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Clinton and Trump won’t be portrayed

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Clinton and Trump won’t be portrayed

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“We don‘t have actors playing them. You'll see them on television,” Ryan reveals to E!.

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Evan Peters wants to play Ivanka Trump

Evan Peters wants to play Ivanka Trump

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“Sarah [Paulson] can play anything, so she can definitely nail Trump,” the longtime AHS star tells The Hollywood Reporter.  “If Sarah can play Trump, I will play Ivanka.”

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Meet the monster

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Meet the monster

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Ryan Murphy shared this concept sketch in a May 5 Instagram, saying it‘s an “American Horror Story Season 7 tease” — and possibly making a jab at the Republican Party!

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Our mutual Roanoke nightmare is over, and it’s already time to look forward to American Horror Story Season 7!

We’re probably months away from the FX frightfest’s next chapter, but we already have scoop about what to expect. Keep reading for all the bloodcurdling details… like our first glimpse of the Season 7 monster!