American Horror Story: Sarah Paulson Officially Returning for Season 10
After the American Horror Story renewal announcement, The wrap reports that Golden Globe and Emmy winner Sarah Paulson is officially returning to Ryan Murphy's anthological horror series for its upcoming tenth season. The show's alum was first absent during the last season due to scheduling conflicts with Murphy's new Netflix series, titled Ratched. Paulson also confirmed that he will again play a central character in the history of season 10.
The new untitled AHS season will be added to Paulson's growing list of projects that include: the new FX limited series Mrs. America, alongside Cate Blanchett, Rose Byrne and more; the new installment of Murphy Impeachment's criminal drama anthology: American Crime Story, which focuses on the impeachment of former US President Bill Clinton; and Netflix's Ratched, based on Ken Kesey's A Nest of Cuckoos.
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Last season 9, titled AHS: 1984, was set in the summer of 1984, five friends escape from Los Angeles to work as counselors at Camp Redwood. As they adjust to their new jobs, they quickly learn that the only thing scarier than the bonfire stories is the past that comes to haunt them.
He starred alumni Emma Roberts, Cody Fern, Billie Lourd, Leslie Grossman and John Carroll Lynch, along with new Olympic medalists Gus Kenworthy, Zach Villa (Destroyer) and DeRon Horton (Dear White People). Glee vet Matthew Morrison and Pose star Angelica Ross, who have worked with Murphy's other shows, also signed the contract last season.
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FX reports that the show's total audience has over 1 billion viewers in its 103 episodes and nine seasons. American Horror Story, starring Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, Evan Peters, Billie Lourd, Jessica Lange, Emma Roberts, Taissa Farmiga, Lady Gaga, Angela Bassett, Dylan McDermott, Connie Britton and many others during her race, received 95 Emmy nominations and won 16 times, plus two Golden Globe awards.