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1984 is the ninth installment of the anthology TV series American Horror Story. On April 10, 2019, Ryan Murphy announced the season's title on his social media pages.[1]

It premiered on FX on September 18, 2019.


Plot

In the summer of 1984, five friends escape 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 campfire tales is the past coming to haunt you.


1984

Episode # Premiere Writer(s) Director
Camp Redwood 1 September 18, 2019 Ryan Murphy · Brad Falchuk Bradley Buecker
Mr. Jingles 2 September 25, 2019 Tim Minear John J. Gray
Slashdance 3 October 2, 2019 James Wong Mary Wigmore
True Killers 4 October 9, 2019 Jay Beattie Jennifer Lynch
Red Dawn 5 October 16, 2019 Dan Dworkin Gwyneth Horder-Payton
Episode 100 6 October 23, 2019 Brad Falchuk; Ryan Murphy Loni Peristere
The Lady in White 7 October 30, 2019 John Gray Liz Friedlander.
Rest in Pieces 8 November 6, 2019 Adam Penn Gwyneth Horder-Payton
Final Girl 9 November 13, 2019 Crystal Liu John J. Gray

Pre-season Teasers

The main page for this category is Category:1984 (story)/Teasers


Gallery

The main page for this category is Category:1984 (story)/Media

Announcements

  • First actors to be confirmed by Murphy himself were Emma Roberts and Olympic skier Gus Kenworthy. They will play a couple.[2][3]
  • Filming is expected to begin in June 2019. Shooting will take place in Los Angeles.
  • According to California Film Commission, budget for the ninth season is around $44 million. They will get $8 million for filming in California.
  • Sarah Paulson, Billy Eichner, Evan Peters, Denis O'Hare and Cheyenne Jackson were confirmed not to return this season.[4][5]
    • It's also the first season without Cheyenne Jackson since he joined the cast in Hotel.
  • On July 10, 2019, Ryan Murphy announced on his Instagram account that Angelica Ross, known for her role as Candy in Pose, has joined the cast.[6]
  • On July 11, 2019, Ryan Murphy posted on his Instagram account a teaser revealing who are the cast members to celebrate the first day of filming.[7]
  • Filming takes place at Santa Clarita, California.
  • AHS 1984 is scheduled for a September 18,2019 premiere.[9]
  • The first trailer for the season was released on August 26, 2019.[10]
  • AHS 1984 will have a nine-episode run, with its seventh episode slated to air on October 30th, the eve of Halloween. At any rate, the season is expected to wrap up on November 13th, 2019.[11]
  • On September 13th, 2019, Ryan Murphy released the title sequence for AHS 1984.[12] Murphy revealed that the concept for the title sequence was inspired by an “original 'fan' cut...posted on Twitter.” In fact, Murphy liked it so much that he brought the fan, whose name is Corey Vega, on board to “[evolve] the concept into something major.”[13]

References

  1. American Horror Story 9 is called... Ryan Murphy on Instagram (@Mrrpmurphy)
  2. Ryan Murphy's Instagram (@mrrpmurphy)
  3. Hollywood Reporter - AHS Season 9 cast and theme
  4. Anderton, Joe (26/06/2019). Billy Eichner won't be back for 1984. DigitalSpy.
  5. Evan Peters: 'I’m trying to figure out what vulnerability is'. GQ Style Britain (14 March 2019).
  6. Pose's Star Angelica Ross joined AHS:1984 - (@mrrpmurphy)
  7. AHS 1984 Cast Reveal To Celebrate First Day of Filming - (@mrrpmurphy)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Lambe‍, Stacy (July 11, 2019). ‘AHS: 1984’ Shares First Look at Slasher-Themed Season. ET Online.
  9. AHSFX We'll see you soon - Premiere Date Revealed AHS Instagram (@ahsfx)
  10. File:American Horror Story 1984 Season 9 Official Trailer HD FX
  11. Koehler, Sezin. AHS 1984 trailer, release date, cast and plot.. Looper.com.
  12. AHS 1984 Opening Title Sequence (@mrrpmurphy)
  13. Corey Vega original fan opening credits used as the template for official title sequence!

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