New Poster for American Horror Story: 1984 Goes Full Retro Slasher

This is feeling very ‘80s and we wouldn’t have it any other way.

By Chris Morse

The September 18th premiere of American Horror Story: 1984 is fast approaching and a new promotional poster has been released to help set the mood. What should that mood be, you ask? Our vote is anything that looks like the VHS cover of a classic ‘80s slasher movie and FX has delivered on just that. Check out the full image below!

The new season of American Horror Story will feature returning alums Cody Fern, Billie Lourd, and Emma Roberts. Joining them are Olympian Gus Kenworthy, Matthew Morrison (Glee), Angelica Ross (Pose), DeRon Horton (Dear White People), and Zach Villa. While she won’t have a lead part in this season, you can expect Sarah Paulson to appear at some point, albeit in a reduced role or possibly even just a cameo. Series mainstay Evan Peters previously said he is sitting out this season.

Very little is known regarding the story for this season, but we do know that it’s intended to be a callback of sorts to ‘80s slasher horror. Don't be shocked if plenty of classic genre tropes make it into this season, especially as it pertains to Friday the 13th and other horror staples.

American Horror Story: 1984 will premiere on September 18th, 2019 on FX. Stay tuned to Dead Entertainment for all the latest news and updates on the upcoming season and series as a whole.

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Chris Morse

Programmer by day, writer by night. Having grown up surrounded by plenty of horror movies and video games, it only made sense for Chris to combine all of these passions into one place: Dead Entertainment. Whether he's working on designs, tinkering with the platform, or just writing up the latest horror news, he's sure to be hard at work keeping the wheels turning on this website no matter what time of day it is. When not coding or gaming, you can find him donning a Cheesehead and heading to the Midwest to cheer on his favorite NFL team, the Green Bay Packers. #GoPackGo

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