'American Horror Story: 1984' shares first look at new cast

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

Cape Town - Executive producer Ryan Murphy took to social media to share a teaser in celebration of the first day of filming the ninth season.

The clip introduced the returning and new cast of the ninth season of the horror anthology series.

American Horror Story: 1984 will pay homage to 1980s horror slasher movies.

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

The new season will premiere on 18 September in the US. 

American Horror Story alums Sarah Paulson and Evan Peters will not be starring in the new season.

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