Ryan Murphy Introduces his 'Fantastic Four' for 'AHS' Spinoff

Saturday June 5, 2021
Originally published on June 3, 2021

Out Hollywood mogul Ryan Murphy announced that his new series "American Horror Stories" will premiere the first two episodes on July 15 exclusively through FX on Hulu,. Entertainment Weekly reported.

He also revealed the names of four actors who will appear in the series. "Dubbed 'The Fantastic Four' in a post shared on Murphy's Instagram page on Thursday are†'Glee'†veteran†Kevin McHale,†'Riverdale'†actor Charles Melton,†'Pose's' Dyllón Burnside, and†'The Prom's' Nico Greetham."

Two of the four actors — McHale and Burnside identify as LGBTQ.

"American Horror Story" premiered in 2011. Each season was meant to be a stand-alone, but three of the seasons — "Murder House," "Coven" and "Apocalypse" had narrative cross-over elements. Each episode of "American Horror Stories" will be a stand-alone narrative.

Season 1 will consist of 16 installments that will delve "into horror myths, legends and lore," according to a previous statement by Murphy. He added, "Many of these episodes will feature AHS stars you know and love."

Additionally, Deadline reported: "According to sources, Danny Trejo has also been cast in the spinoff project." The site also reported that during "a panel for 'Ratched' in August 2020, 'AHS' and 'American Crime Story' star Sarah Paulson†said that she will direct†some part of the series."

Check out these pics from the actors' IGs: