One episode into the fourth season and FX has already renewed “American Horror Story” for a fifth season. According to Deadline, the renewal was in part due to the record-breaking debut of American Horror Story: Freak Show” which brought in about 10 million viewers.
Season four of AHS takes place in Jupiter, Florida. The year is 1952. A troupe of curiosities has just arrived to town, coinciding with the strange emergence of a dark entity that savagely threatens the lives of townsfolk and freaks alike.This is the story of the performers and their desperate journey of survival amidst the dying world of the American carny experience.
We get the return of AHS alums, Jessica Lange as Elsa Mars, Kathy Bates as Effil Darling, Angela Bassett as Desiree Dupree, Sarah Paulson as Siamese twins Bette and Dot Tattler, Evan Peters as Jimmy Darling, and Emma Roberts as Maggie.
Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Dante Di Loreto, Tim Minear, Jennifer Salt, James Wong and Brad Buecker are Executive Producers.
They have not revealed what the fifth season of AHS will be.