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Double Feature is the upcoming tenth installment of the anthology TV series American Horror Story. It was announced on August 03, 2018.[1] The title of the season was announced by Ryan Murphy on March 19, 2021, presenting it as "Two horrifying stories... One season. One by the sea... One by the sand".[2] The season is scheduled to premiere Wednesday August 25, 2021 on FX and FX on Hulu.[3]


To Be Released

Double Feature

Episode # Premiere Writer(s) Director
Cape Fear 1 August 25, 2021 Ryan Murphy & Brad Falchuk John J. Gray
Dead and Buried 2 September 1, 2021 Ryan Murphy & Brad Falchuk Loni Peristere
Twisted Pleasures 3 September 8, 2021 Ryan Murphy & Brad Falchuk Loni Peristere
Overdose 4 September 15, 2021 Ryan Murphy & Brad Falchuk Axelle Carolyn



  • Filming of the first part took place in Provincetown, Massachusetts.
  • Main photography would have started in March but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of this, the season premiere was delayed to 2021.[7]
  • Ryan Murphy confirmed that season 10 was tentatively slated to start shooting on October 31, 2020. 
  • On November 10, 2020, Ryan Murphy posted on his Instagram account the first promotional image of the season.[8]
  • The plot has not been officially revealed however, a teaser seems to hint that it's a beach/ocean inspired season.[9][10]
  • The cast was announced on February 26, 2020.[10] Kathy Bates was originally announced for the cast but later revealed to have withdrawn due to health concerns. Frances Conroy replaced her.
  • On March 23, 2021, Ryan Murphy announced Kaia Gerber is joining the American Horror Story family.[4]
  • On April 2, 2021, Ryan Murphy revealed the American Horror Story universe is expanding. He asked fans to comment which story would they like to see the most between: Aliens, Xmas Horror, Bloody Mary, Sirens, Piggy Man, and Plague.[11]
    • On April 10, the last poll was between Bloody Mary and Plague.[12] Following fans protesting, the poll was recounted to have it Bloody Mary vs Sirens on April 14.[13]
  • According to FX chairman John Landgraf, the 10-episode season is set to air on FX in the fall and will conclude on Halloween. Season 10 is expected to broadcast following the spin-off American Horror Stories, which is expected to bow on Hulu in July.[14]
  • Neal McDonough is set to play the series regular role of Dwight “Ike” Eisenhower. Despite the character's name, it's been reported that McDonough is not playing the 34th U.S. President.[6]
  • Aliens, long-awaited villains are allegedly coming to AHS: Double Feature.[15]
  • The pandemic that had already delayed release originally planned for a 2020 premiere, once again cost the production to stop during the filming of the second half of the season.[16]


  1. Harp, Justin (03/08/2018). American Horror Story confirmed to return with terrifying 10th season — but it may also be the last!. DigitalSpy.
  2. AHS10: Double Feature - Ryan Murphy (@mrrpmurphy) - Instagram
  3. AHS 10 Double Feature Premiere Date (@ahsfx) - Instagram
  4. 4.0 4.1 Kaia Gerber is joining the American Horror Story family - (@mrmpmurphy) - Instagram
  5. Paris Jackson joins the cast of of American Horror Story season 10 - Dazed
  6. 6.0 6.1 D'Alessandro, Anthony (June 15, 2021). ‘American Horror Story’ Season 10 Enlists Neal McDonough. Deadline.
  7. Goldberg, Lesley (May 26, 2020). 'American Horror Story' Season 10 Delayed to 2021 at FX. Hollywood Reporter.
  8. First Promotional Poster - Ryan Murphy (@mrrpmurphy) - Instagram
  9. Swift, Andy (2020/02/26). American Horror Story Season 10 Cast: Macaulay Culkin Joins Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters and More. TV Line.
  10. 10.0 10.1 Cast Confirmation for #AHS10 by Ryan Murphy (@mrrpmurphy) - Instagram
  11. American Horror Story: Expanding the Universe by Ryan Murphy (@mrrpmurphy) - Instagram
  12. American Horror Story: Expanding the Universe - Last Chance by Ryan Murphy (@mrrpmurphy) - Instagram
  13. American Horror Story: Expanding the Universe - The Recount by Ryan Murphy (@mrrpmurphy) - Instagram
  14. Del Rosario, Alexandra (2021/18/05). ‘AHS10’, ‘American Horror Stories,’ ‘Impeachment: ACS’ & ‘Atlanta’ Season 3: FX Chairman John Landgraf Teases Approximate Premiere Dates. Deadline.
  15. Rude, Mey (June 24, 2021). American Horror Story Just Confirmed One of Its Monsters. Out Magazine.
  16. Curto, Justin (July 21, 2021). AHS’s Newest Horror Story Is an On-Set COVID Shutdown. Vulture.

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