• Ryan Murphy bewitches with 'American Horror Story' Season 8 crossover revelation

    By: USA Today

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    "American Horror Story" will dip into its magical, murderous past for its next offering.

    Co-creator Ryan Murphy tweeted Thursday that Season 8 of the FX horror anthology, due in the fall, will be a crossover event featuring characters from two earlier outings, Season 1's "Murder House" and Season 3's "Coven."

    "The Coven/Murder House AHS crossover season won't be happening next year...because it's happening THIS YEAR. AHS #8," tweeted Murphy, who previously told Entertainment Weekly of the crossover plan, but not when it would occur.

    The remainder of his tweet indicated it will be a good year for those who cast spells: "WITCHES RULE THIS SEPTEMBER."

    Of course, characters, actors and plots remain to be announced. 

    "Murder House," which focused on a haunted, homicidal home in Los Angeles, featured Dylan McDermott and Connie Britton. Stars of "Coven," which followed a group of witches in New Orleans, include Kathy Bates and Angela Bassett.

    Others in Murphy's TV repertory company — including Sarah Paulson, Jessica Lange, Evan Peters, Frances Conroy, Taissa Farmiga and Lily Rabe —appeared as different characters in "Murder House" and "Coven."

    Will any of them be back? If so, who will they be?

     

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