The bloodbath continued on this week's episode of American Horror Story: Roanoke, and several characters revealed their true colors.
Unfortunately for most, that color was red, as chapter 8 proved to be another vein-opening gorefest that resulted in the deaths of multiple characters!
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Living up to Ryan Murphy's hint that this week's episode was Roanoke's "most intense" ever, the story picks up with Shelby (Lily Rabe) and Dominic (Cuba Gooding Jr.) trapped in the house, just having witnessed Agnes (Kathy Bates) getting
Be careful what you wish for!
That was the poetic theme of this week's American Horror Story: Roanoke, which led to the gruesome end of multiple characters in the most f*cked up episode yet!
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With last chapter switching things up from a docu-series format to a found footage scare-fest, we were starting to wonder how Ryan Murphy could kill off his characters while the cameras were rolling on the (second) show-within-the-show.
Thankfully, that narrative hurdle was taken care of right away courtesy of Kathy Bates, who crashed the Return To Roanoke set to straight up kill
American Horror Story: Roanoke finally revealed its major midseason twist… and this time around, things got a bit meta.
While some fans predicted this type of twist at the beginning of the season, we couldn't help but feel satisfied with the narrative curveball of swapping the docuseries format in My Roanoke Nightmare (the first five episodes of the season) for a found footage scarefest a la Paranormal Activity.
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So just what new stories, characters, and deaths did the twist add to the season's already complex storyline in Wednesday's episode?
It all started off with
Ryan Murphy really knows how to pick 'em!
On Tuesday, it was revealed American Crime Story will indeed be returning for a third season, and that it will focus on the senseless and shocking 1997 murder of Gianni Versace.
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While the show's first season knocked it out of the park with its exploration of the O.J. Simpson trial, Murphy decided to go in a different direction with the impending second installment by tackling the gross injustices of Hurricane Katrina.
Now it looks like the director will shift gears back into murder with a side of celebrity drama.
Considering Versace's killing took place almost twenty years ago, we've compiled some facts about the case to refresh your memory. Let's just say this murder has all
American Horror Story: Roanoke has been one of the scariest seasons yet, but after next episode's MAJOR twist, the FX horror anthology will be veering off into an entirely different nightmare!
For the first time in AHS history, the show's main cast, including Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, and Kathy Bates, will be playing completely different roles than the first half of the season!
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Creator Ryan Murphy dished about the unprecedented sharp turn in this week's episode, and teased the craziness — and returning AHS vets — to come!
As for Season Six's game changing twist, Murphy told fans to expect a "huge bomb" to be dropped towards the end of Wednesday's episode that "takes you into a complete other world."
He explained to E! News:
This nightmare is just getting started!
American Horror Story fans have been waiting all season for series vet Evan Peters to pop up, and his long-awaited debut did NOT disappoint in the latest episode of AHS: Roanoke!
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Wednesday night's chapter of Ryan Murphy's horror anthology finally showed the haunted heroes managing to escape their Roanoke nightmare, setting the stage for next episode's BIG twist that will carry us through the rest of the twisted season.
The latest installment introduced Peters' character as one of the many ghostly residents of the haunted Roanoke House, Edward Philippe Mott — who we met having bathtub sex with