After ending the world in its apocalyptic eighth season, American Horror Story will pay tribute to slasher movies in its ninth season, titled 1984, and you can now mark your calendars for the anthology series' return.

According to The Hollywood Reporter via Bloody Disgusting, and confirmed on FX Networks' Twitter page, American Horror Story: 1984 will premiere on Wednesday, September 18th at 10:00pm EST on FX.

American Horror Story co-creator Ryan Murphy previously announced the ninth season's title in an Instagram video (see below) featuring a woman fleeing from a masked assailant with a very big knife. The aesthetics and wooded setting for the video feature a definite Friday the 13th flavor, hearkening back to slasher movies of the ’80s. Even the font style for this season's title replicates the lettering from blood-soaked slashers made in the era when Jason, Freddy, and Michael reigned supreme.

Specific plot details have yet to be revealed, but according to Entertainment Weekly, Emma Roberts and Olympic freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy will appear in the ninth season, while Evan Peters is not expected to be involved this time around. Stay tuned to Daily Dead for more updates.


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Source: THR via Bloody Disgusting
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