Ryan Murphy says he plans to tackle the 2016 election on American Horror Story
Thursday, 16 February 2017 On Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen last night, Ryan Murphy said that the next season of American Horror Story will grapple with the 2016 election. Cohen, who seemed surprised, asked if the show would have a Donald Trump character, to which Murphy replied “maybe.” This portion of the interview is less than 30 seconds long, so that’s all the details we got.
The election of Donald Trump seems like a more natural fit for Murphy’s other FX anthology series American Crime Story, given that show’s tendency thus far to engage with contemporary political issues, “the mainstream media,” and the law. But it will be interesting to see what Murphy does with the election within the constraints of a show that is bound to a tradition of...
'The American Horror Story' creator and mastermind revealed on Wednesday night’s episode of 'Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen' that season 7 of his FX anthology series will revolve around the 2016 election.