'American Horror Story' Season 8 Release Date Announced

American Horror Story has done its best to deliver the wildest ride possible over the years with the most incredible results.

And it seems the show's creator, Ryan Murphy, is really trying to outdo himself after he said that Season 8 would be the 'unlike anything' they've done before.

This got us seriously hyped about the new instalment and now we don't have much longer to wait because a release date has been announced:

That's right, Season 8 of American Horror Story will be premiered on 12 September on FX.

But what can we expect? Well, that's simple - the absolute unexpected to put it mildly. Well, not the complete unexpected because Ryan Murphy teased 'witches rule this September', announcing that Season 8 will feature the highly-anticipated Murder House/Coven crossover.

Murder was of course Season 1 and Coven Season 3 - arguably the best of the best. With a few more thrown in the mix as well.

In a 2016 interview Murphy started hinting about the crossover when he said: "There will be characters from Murder House and characters from Coven together."

This could mean a comeback for fan favourites Jessica Lange and Connie Britton.

As you'd hope, much of the cast will be returning to AHS including Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Kathy Bates, and Billie Lourd as well as newcomers like Joan Collins.

Jessica Lange. Credit: FX/American Horror Story
Jessica Lange. Credit: FX/American Horror Story

The Independent reported that Paulson and Peters could be playing new characters in the season. It is believed Peters will play a hairstylist and grandson to Collins, while Paulson will apparently be donning some kind of 'dental appliances' on the show.

Murphy, who co-created AHS with Brad Falchuk, said: "It's a season unlike anything we've done because there's a big hook to it. There's a huge thing that happens in episode five." FFS - stop it.

He added: "You will see so many fan favorites return that you'll feel like it's The Love Boat."

Murder House. Credit: FX/American Horror Story
Murder House. Credit: FX/American Horror Story

And speaking at an Emmy FYC panel, Murphy said: "It's not necessarily as real and grounded as the past season. We're sort of getting back to Asylum and Coven. It's that tone. That's the tone of it."

Rumors have swirled that this season will be called AHS: Radioactive, which hasn't yet been confirmed by Murphy.

Now then let's do the maths, we are left with just over 10 weeks to go. Surely that means we can fit in re-watching every single season before September 12, right? Go on, we dare you to give it a go.

Featured Image Credit: FX/American Horror Story

Rebecca Shepherd

Rebecca Shepherd is a Journalist at LADbible. She graduated from the University of Central Lancashire with a First Class BA in Journalism. Becky previously worked as Chief Reporter at Cavendish Press, supplying news and feature stories to national newspapers and women's magazines.

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