‘American Horror Story’ Season 7 Has a Title and Premiere Date

American Horror Story: Cult
FX Networks’ FXHibition during 2017 San Diego Comic Con (Photo by Matthew Simmons/Getty Images for FX Networks)

The next installment in FX’s popular horror series American Horror Story has both an official title and a season premiere date. Comic Con attendees were the first to find out the scoop on Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk’s critically acclaimed series which will premiere on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 10pm ET/PT. The seventh seasion of the anthology horror series is titled American Horror Story: Cult.

Fans of American Horror Story are encouraged to visit www.AHS7.com for more details and special content from the seventh season. Specific details on the upcoming season haven’t been released, however it’s been confirmed it will deal with the 2016 presidential election. Murphy has let it be known via his social media accounts that Twisty the Clown will put in an appearance in some form.

The cast of American Horror Story: Cult will include Evan Peters who, according to Murphy’s twitter, will play a character named Kai. Sarah Paulson returns as Ally, and Frances Conroy and Mare Winningham are also confirmed as part of the cast. Billie Lourd, Billy Eichner, Leslie Grossman, and Colton Haynes are all rumored to be involved in the new season. Plus, Lena Dunham was announced on July 19, 2017, with Murphy tweeting: “Thrilled that my talented friend Lena Dunham is joining the AMERICAN HORROR STORY family. Always wanted to work together, and now we r!”

American Horror Story: Cult will consist of 11 episodes and the season will be set in Michigan.