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'American Horror Story: Circus' Rumors: New Potential Theme Teased Through Fan-Made Posters & TRAILER?

Speculation about the American Horror Story season 4 theme is heating up, with the frontrunner appearing to be a circus concept.

By Kevin Jacobsen, EnStars on Jan 07, 2014 01:11 PM EST
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'American Horror Story: Circus' (fanmade?) poster (Photo : Twitter)

Speculation about the American Horror Story season 4 theme is heating up, with the frontrunner appearing to be a circus concept.

Numerous posters for "American Horror Story: Circus" have spread through Twitter this week, though most agree that they are probably fake. Among the posters are such classic circus concepts as a girl with multiple legs, a girl with a tail and red and black drapes. Though they are presumably fan-made, the posters suggest that there is a certain demand for the concept, as seen by various fan reactions on Twitter.

There is also a "trailer" for "American Horror Story: Circus," featuring a clown moving mechanically with creepy carousel music in the background. Both the posters and the trailer were released this week, which may just be coincidental.

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Enstars previously reported that American Horror Story season 4 might involve a carnival or circus. There have been many clues that seem to indicate the concept, including an extended monologue from Fiona (Jessica Lange) in American Horror Story: Coven about how "life is a carnival." American Horror Story co-creator Ryan Murphy said that they might be filming in Santa Fe, which would be a prime location for a carnival set in the old West.

Naomi Grossman, who portrayed Pepper in American Horror Story: Asylum, previously said that her character was based on a real-life sideshow performer named Schlitzie. Schlitze functioned as one of the stars of the 1930s cult classic Freaks, a movie about circus performers. Grossman said that Freaks is a film that Murphy loves, which seems to further indicate that the circus concept will be used for an upcoming season.

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American Horror Story: Coven, the current season, airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. on FX.

Watch the (probably fan-made) "American Horror Story: Circus" trailer here:

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