Slashers and serial killers: 'American Horror Story: 1984' looks like a wild trip

Emma Roberts in 'American Horror Story: 1984.' (Screengrab: YouTube)
Emma Roberts in 'American Horror Story: 1984.' (Screengrab: YouTube)

Cape Town -  The trailer for the ninth season of American Horror Story has just been released – and it will transport you into a terrifying 80s slasher film.

In July executive producer Ryan Murphy shared a teaser of social media introducing the new and returning cast for American Horror Story: 1984.

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And now the full trailer offers fans a taste of what's to come in the upcoming season which will pay homage to 1980s horror slasher films.

Cast members for the season are Emma Roberts, Cody Fern, Billie Lourd, John Carroll Lynch, Matthew Morrison, Angelica Ross, Gus Kenworthy, Zach Villa and DeRon Horton.

WATCH THE TRAILER HERE:

The new season premieres in the US on 18 September.

Compiled by Leandra Engelbrecht.