American Horror Story fans are in for a real treat this Halloween with the news that Seasons 1-9 of the award-winning horror television series will debut on Disney+, just in time for the spookiest time of the year.
The Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning franchise comes from the minds of Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuck, and stars an amazing array of talent including Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, Evan Peters, Angela Bassett, James Cromwell and Lady Gaga
Season 1 – ‘Murder House’ (2011)
American Horror Story revolves around The Harmons, a family of three who moved from Boston to Los Angeles as a means to reconcile past anguish.
Starring: Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott, Evan Peters, Taissa Farmiga, Denis O’Hare, Jessica Lange.
Special Guest Stars: Kate Mara, Zachary Quinto, Charles S. Dutton, Eric Stonestreet.
Season 2 – ‘Asylum’ (2012/13)
Set in 1964, American Horror Story: Asylum takes us into a Church-run haven for the criminally insane, ruled with an iron fist by a nun with a troubled past.
Starring: Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Zachary Quinto, Joseph Fiennes, Lily Rabe, Lizzie Brochere, James Cromwell, Jessica Lange.
Special Guest Stars: Joe Egender, IanMcShane, Vanessa Mizzone, Sascha Malkovich, Franka Potente.
Season 3 – ‘Coven’ (2013/14)
After 300 years of witches living in secrecy, new attacks have both threatened their survival and forced “gifted” girls to attend a special school for safety.
Starring: Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Frances Conroy, Taissa Farmiga, Lily Rabe, Emma Roberts, Denis O’hare, Kathy Bates, Jessica Lange.
Special Guest Stars: Stevie Nicks, Alexandra Breckenridge, Mare Winningham, Grey Damon, Ian Anthony Dale, Lance E. Nichols, Grace Gummer, Andrew Leeds, Gavin Stenhouse, P.J Boudousque, Kyle Secor, Sascha Malkovich, Raeden Greer, Jennifer Lynn Warren, Ashlynn Ross, Scott Michael Jefferson, Chirstine Ebersole, Michelle Page, James DuMont
Season 4 – ‘Freak Show’ (2014/15)
American Horror Story: Freak Show is the story of the performers and their desperate journey of survival amidst the dying world of the American carny experience.
Starring: Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Michael Chiklis, Frances Conroy, Denis O’Hare, Emma Roberts, Finn Wittrock, Angela Bassett, Kathy Bates, Jessica Lange.
Special Guest Stars: West Bentley, Celia Weston, Gabourey Sidibe, Matt Bomer, Danny Huston, Lily Rabe, Neil Patrick Harris.
Season 5 – ‘Hotel’ (2015/16)
American Horror Story: Hotel, explores the depths of The Countess’ (Lady Gaga) mayhem inside a haunted, historic Los Angeles hotel.
Starring: Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Lady Gaga, West Bentley, Matt Bomer, Denis O’Hare, Chloe Sevigny, Evan Peters, Cheyenne Jackson, Angela Bassett
Special Guest Stars: Mare Winningham, Finn Wittrock, Naomi Campbell, Lily Rabe, Gabourey Sidibe.
Season 6 – ‘Roanoke’ (2016)
American Horror Story: Roanoke, the sixth installment of FX’s award-winning series, explores the horrors of one of America’s greatest mysteries.
Starring: Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Cuba Gooding Jr, Lily Rabe, Andre Holland, Denis O’Hare, Wes Bentley, Evan Peters, Cheyenne Jackson, Angela Bassett
Special Guest Stars: Lady Gaga, Frances Conroy, Finn Wittrock
Season 7 – ‘Cult’ (2017)
Set just after the 2016 U.S. presidential election, American Horror Story: Cult follows a community torn apart by a dangerous cult leader who uses fear as a weapon.
Starring: Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Cheyenne Jackson, Billie Lourd, Alison Pill
Special Guest Stars: Billy Eichnerm, Emma Roberts, Mare Winningham, Lena Dunham, Frances Conroy.
Season 8 – ‘Apocalypse’ (2018)
Underneath lies a battlefield for the final conflict between good and evil in American Horror Story: Apocalypse.
Starring: Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Adina Porter, Billie Lourd, Leslie Grossman, Cody Fern, Emma Roberts, Cheyenne Jackson, Kathy Bates
Special Guest Stars: Frances Conroy, Billy Eichner, Joan Collins, Lily Rabe, Stevie Nicks, Carlo Rota, Dylan McDermott, Connie Britton, Jessica Lange, Angela Bassett.
Season 9 – ‘1984’ (2019)
In American Horror Story: 1984, five friends escape Los Angeles to work as camp counselors, but the past comes to haunt them.
Starring: Emma Roberts, Billie Lourd, Leslie Gorssman, Cody Fern, Matthew Morrison, Gus Kenworthy, John Carroll Lynch, Angelica Ross, Zach Villa.
American Horror Story will launch on Disney+ on October 27.