The entire American Horror Story franchise is coming to Disney+ this month


Last month, American Horror Story fans were heartbroken when they learned that every season of the show was being pulled from Netflix.

But now they can breathe a sigh of relief because the entire back catalog of Ryan Murphy’s show will arrive on Disney+ on April 27, with the first eight series joining American Horror Story: 1984 and American Horror Story: Double Feature, which were already on the streaming site.

Disney+ and Netflix have been in fierce competition since the former launched in November 2019. Although Netflix is ​​still the biggest streaming site, with over 222 million subscribers, Disney+ is expected to catch up soon, with projections of reach 260 million subscribers by 2024. Currently, Disney+ has 84 million subscribers.

The relaunch of American Horror Story on Disney+ is part of an ambitious Disney+ release schedule that includes new series Moon Knight, Sketchbook and Scrat Tales launching this month. American Horror Story is produced by FX, which currently creates content for Hulu – and Hulu has been part-owned by The Walt Disney Company since 2009.

Angela Bassett from American Horror Story

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The show is an anthology series that tackles topics like horror myths, legends, and witches in each season. It is produced and written respectively by Brad Falchuk, Murphy’s husband, and Gwyneth Paltrow, the team behind Nip/Tuck, Glee, and The Politician, respectively.

American Horror Story first appeared on our screens in 2011, and there have since been nine more hits in the series. The last one aired in August 2021 and in January it was announced that FX would renew it for three more seasons.

Previous seasons starred Jessica Lange – who also had roles in Tim Burton’s Big Fish, Jim Jarmusch’s Broken Flowers and HBO’s Gray Gardens – as Constance Langdon, one of the main recurring characters. Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Lily Rabe, Adina Porter, Emma Roberts, Lady Gaga, Mare Winningham and John Carroll Lynch also starred on the show.

Macaulay Culkin starred in the final series

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The most recent season saw Home Alone actor Macaulay Culkin play a prostitute and he was widely praised for his acting in the role.

American Horror Story has been nominated for 357 awards and won 139, including a 2016 Golden Globe for Lady Gaga as Best Actress in a Miniseries or Television, sixteen Emmy Awards.

FX is also the studio behind upcoming TV show Pistol, about British punk band the Sex Pistols, which will feature Game of Thrones actor Maisie Williams.

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