This summer is going to be very spooky and scary as American Horror Stories is coming back with its second season. It is a spin-off of the award-winning anthology series, American Horror Story by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, and also the third installment in the American Story franchise. Season 1 premiered back in 2021 and was not able to fully convince the audience with its story. In this article, we shall discuss the upcoming American Horror Stories Season 2.
It received mixed reviews and currently has 50% rotten tomatoes and an IMDb rating of 6.1/10. The weekly anthology series features a new horror story in every episode, ranging from a creepy Asylum to a haunted hotel or a coven of witches. The show was able to grab a dedicated fan base who have been eagerly waiting for American Horror Series Season 2 for over a year now. Here in the article we have grabbed every detail of American Horror Stories Season 2 along with its cast, plot, and release details.
Everything About American Horror Stories Season 1
As every episode has its own story, here we have concluded the summary of every episode. American Horror Stories Season 1 started on 15th July with its first episode titled “Rubber (Wo)man: Part One”. The episode featured a teenager and her dads moving into a forsaken home, having a horrible past. The family neglecting everything suspicious starts to make the renovations but is followed by evil darkness which is slowly going to consume them.
The next episode continues the story with Part two where Scarlett gets into a twisted Romance mode whereas Michael and Troy are stumbling in their relationship. All of them are unaware of the evil eyes that are keenly watching them and will be the reason for their end. Episode three was about the screening of a forbidden film that leads to some disastrous outcomes for everyone who watches it. Episode 4 was released on 29 July, depicting a group of influencers who post a problematic video online and fall into deep trouble in the aftermath.
Kids and pregnant women have been the creepiest part of a horror story and episode five similarly showcased a wife craving for a successful pregnancy and choosing the worst option as a chance to get pregnant. How can we leave the forest from horror? Episode six titled “Farel” was about a family on a camping trip where their moments of joy turn into distress and panic when they are followed by something lurking in the woods. Season one had a finale with episode 7 where a couple intentionally decides to spend a night in one of the most infamous haunted houses and face the evilest consequences.
The ‘Scary’ Team Behind American Horror Stories
American Horror Stories Season 1 was released in 2021, airing from July to August. American Horror Stories Season 2 was renewed in the month of August and portrays a different horror story with its weekly episode release. The project was announced back on May 11, 2020, when Murphy revealed that a spin-off series for American Horror Story is under development.
The show is produced by Susan McConnell, Todd Nenninger, Lou Eyrich, Eryn Krueger Mekash, Reilly Smith, and Todd Kubrak, with Brad Falchuk Teley-Vision, Ryan Murphy Television, and 20th Television production houses backing the show. The distribution rights are acquired by Disney–ABC Domestic Television. American Horror Stories originally aired on FX on Hulu and later shared its broadcasting rights with the Disney+ platform.
The creepy theme music is given by César Dávila-Irizarry and Charlie Clouser whereas the credits for brilliant editing go to Peggy Tachdjian and Lousine Shamamian. The following list of actors is ready to steal your peaceful nights and turn them into nightmares:
- Matt Bomer
- Celia Finkelstein
- Naomi Grossman
- John Carroll Lynch
- Charles Melton
- Billie Lourd
- Britt Lower
- Quvenzhané Wallis
- Dominique Jackson
- Kyla Drew
- Kyanna Simone
What the Teaser Trailer Speaks About Season 2
Yes! the extremely queer and creepy teaser for American Horror Stories Season 2 is out and can disturb you for several nights. There is no official trailer yet for the show but as we are approaching its release schedule, fans can expect more glimpses into the season along with an official trailer released by the shoemakers.
The teaser supposedly gave us a brief about Episode 1 of American Horror Stories Season 2 which is titled “Dollhouse”. It teases creepy mannequins behaving in the most abnormal way. No further episode details are revealed to the media but Murphy has confirmed two new anthology spin-offs in this franchise. One will be focusing on the life and death of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez, titled American Sports Story, and the other, American Love Story, which will showcase the story of John F. Kennedy Jr’s relationship with Carolyn Bessette.
Season 2 Release Date & Where to Watch
American Horror Stories Season 2 is all set to hit the mini-screens on Thursday, July 21. Hulu has acquired the broadcasting rights of this spin-off series and will be featuring all the eight episodes that will be released on a weekly release schedule. One episode will be dropped every week and following the schedule, American Horror Stories Season 2 is expected to end on Thursday, September 8.
After completing its scheduled airing on Hulu, the show will be available on Disney+ like its season 1. Hope the lovers of the horror genre get tons of scary goosebumps and thrills from American Horror Stories Season 2.
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