American Horror Story (and Jessica Lange) Will Return for Season 3; Let's Decide Where It Should Take Place!

Wax your creepy doll heads, sharpen your eyeball scoopers, and charge up your anal probes, because the country's favorite nightmare bedtime story is coming back for a third season. FX has renewed American Horror Story for 13 more hours' worth of dismemberment and sex.

One of the innovative things American Horror Story is doing is changing its setting and characters with each season, while retaining many of the same actors in new roles. Emmy-winner Jessica Lange has committed to return for Season 3, but there's no word on what role she'll play or where the next "incarnation" of the series will take place.

Where would you like to see Season 3 take place? Here are a few suggestions:


American Horror Story: Six Flags

A circus freakshow holes up in an abandoned amusement park and preys on unsuspecting teens who like to have sex in abandoned amusement parks! Jessica Lange plays the Bearded Lady.


American Horror Story: Congress

Set in Washington, D.C., lobbyists don't just pay Congressmen in money, they pay them in murder! Fear the cannibalistic Supreme Court, which votes on whether to use barbecue sauce or sweet chili sauce when devouring the losers of their cases! But the scariest part is the normal day-to-day bickering across the aisle, as the members of Congress prey on unsuspecting teens who like to have sex at famous national landmarks. Jessica Lange plays John G. Roberts.


American Horror Story: American Horror Story

Set on the set of the first season of American Horror Story, this exercise in metaness features a zombie outbreak, the rise of the robots, and a stagehand who powersands his victims to death during the filming of the new FX series. Eric Stonestreet returns to prey on unsuspecting teens who like to have sex while Dylan McDermott watches. Jessica Lange plays Ryan Murphy.


American Horror Story: TV.com

Work It, Viva Laughlin, and Mind of Mencia are the only shows on television 24/7, and Tim must review them all. Our weird mailroom guy preys on unsuspecting teens who like to have sex on piles of old Breaking Amish screeners. IndianaMom plays the site's corrupt CEO, Taccado is an AI construct that controls the office's air-conditioning system (and always keeps super cold), TrevPlatt is just a disembodied bloody foot, and bicelis is that creepy guy who uses the stall right next to you in the bathroom and tries to talk to you. Jessica Lange plays Price Peterson.


Where would YOU—yeah, YOU—like to see AHS Season 3 take place?

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American Horror Story: Circus...that'd be awesome.
American Horror Story: Hotel Fear something like that...
American Horror Story: Summer Camp something like that...mix of Friday the 13th :)
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There are several things I would like to see. A hotel (maybe in New Orleans, so they could do voodoo) a traveling circus would be awesome, a cruise ship. And a castle would be neat too.
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"American Horror Story Goes to White Castle"
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My friend had a great idea the other day, A Traveling Circus in the 1980's with Jessica Lange as the ring master
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AHS: Spain. Come here and you'll understand. Jessica Lange as Angela Merkel.
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I love this show! It kind of reminds me of another anthology series from 1963, "The Richard Boone Show", which I was able to see reruns of up here in Canada in the late 80's.Much like AHS, it featured a mixed repertory of up and coming actors like Robert Blake and Lloyd Bochner, along with seasoned pros like Harry Morgan and Jeanette Nolan. Richard Boone was famous for playing gunfighter Paladin, and frontier forensic criminologist Hec Ramsey. If you check out this link, you can see the opening to this show at 4:41:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOil6PhSAzs
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Great I love this creep out show. They could do it in a scary hotel like some said or a very creepy town like Desperation was.
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American Horror Story: Showgirls
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I like the idea of a carnival or a small rustic town with a curse or a motel/hotel.
Another time period like when America was first colonized.
Explore Roanoke i.e. Croatoan
Southwest desert near nuclear testing grounds
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A hotel or a small town that's been cursed
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"Jessica Lange plays Price Peterson."

I want to see that.
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Hello I am Peter. Some people say I have a gift, others say it is a curse. yah'' I can see dead people''. When I look in the mirror, I see someone behind me or my reflection is doing strange things. When I take shit the toilet paper is gone. Of the screams at night. It is very annoying. This is the American Horrer Story: Ghostly Friends.
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Something similar to Silent Hill where the entire town is haunted/alive.
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A prison, or a school. Maybe a hotel? Whatever it is...I'm sure it will be freaky!! which is precisely why I watch this series. to freak myself out
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A hotel would be good.
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LOL these ideas are more exciting than any CSI spin-offs.
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American Horror Story: Herman's Head: A man named Herman goes about his dreary, workaday life while we are privy to what goes on in his mind, with four actors playing the different parts of the psyche; the physical, the intellect, etc. Herman is cursed by the bickering of these four parts of the mind and finds himself wandering into awkward social situations. True horror.

American Horror Story: Animal Farm: Snowball and Clovis are back, and are they mad!

American Horror Story: Smurf Village: Modern culture forces the smurfs to question both their asexuality and the fact that there's asexual but have different genders. Lange plays a suddenly very popular, very naughty Smurfette.

American Horror Story: Planet of the Apes. Marky-Mark and the Funky Bunch get trapped in dimension where Apes have taken over and there's no chance of getting back to the original, superior, script.
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Excellent! I really like that idea of the story happening inside someone's psyche, whether it was meant to be a serious suggestion or a humorous remark.
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It was a remark on a horrible TV show called "Herman's Head", some 15 years or so back. While I do actually have some good ideas I tend to try and match spoofs and satire with the most horrible TV shows I think would be possible. But thank you for the compliment all the same. If you searched for Herman's Head you'd find it somewhere, and maybe even here on TV.com
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American Horror Story : The cabin in the woods (watch the movie, you will know what I mean)
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If we are talking about horror stories that are typical american stories then I would say a summer camp, road trip through Texas, trapped on a cruise ship, a motel, a small town ...
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American Horror Story: The Musical

Creator of both AHS and Glee creates an epic horror show with musical numbers. Expect Glee guest stars. Jessica Lange plays the Rachel Berry of the show.
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Another one I thought of. I really liked the novella The Mist. That was turned into the movie of the same name. The movie was all right. Not as good as it could be. I think it would make a decent show.
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I like the carnival idea and the hotel california idea below me.
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Here's another idea (a la Damages): what about a law firm/ insurance company with "interesting" clients and "mysterious" claims?? Jessica Lange plays the head partner (Devil). "Can't squeeze blood out of a stone you say?? ha ha, I'll show you"
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Bring in David Lynch and revisit the town of Twin Peaks.
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A southern plantation in the new Orleans bayou... Skeleton key, voodoo, hoodoo, whoknew style ^_^
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Awesome. I wish they'd renew it for another 5 seasons to be honest.

Somewhat similar but... what about a prison? I think they could pull it off. Or maybe a castle, if they wanna go medieval! That'd probably be awesome.
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Is this show prepared to outside of the (historical or not) USA? For example, medeival Europe or something? If not, then i think going into season 3 perhaps a small village in the late 1600's in Salem, Massachusetts during the witch trials? Lots of potential there, though the whole Roman Catholic good/evil thing has been done this season.

What about going back to a pioneering town in the west, or during the Gold Rush?

Another option might be an unorthodox, mysterious university that does genome research and who knows what that might unearth? DNA cloning of past evil doers, like the cloning of say Hitler or Stalin; experiments of nature vs. nurture etc.; weird social experiments that go too far; other life forms mutated by genetic engineering; perhaps a new form of biological warfare, or some deadly new virus; radical, fanatical professors, naive and impressionable students, creepy librarians, secret societies etc etc. I think this one has lots of possibilities, since most people have certain expectations of what university education OUGHT to be about; this way, there are so many things they can tinker with. Jessica Lange plays a mad scientist who has lost her only child and seeks to "clone" her again to relieve her guilt and sorrow.
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I hate the idea of a freak show, and/or a traveling circus.
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Yes, I agree, freak show/circus is almost too easy, that and it's been done to death has it not? (pardon the pun)
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Whatever the setting is, it should include boobs.
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*will
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How about some kind of science research facility that's trying to research the supernatural?
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Love AHS: AHS. It's a winner!
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Ok, so this is kinds similar to the current season, but I always thought it would be a really cool idea to base a horror movie (or in this case AHS) on the Eagles song Hotel California. It could be like a cursed or haunted hotel where "you can check out any time you like but you can never leave".
Or, of course, American Horror Story: TV.com. Jessica Lange would make the perfect Price.
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Only problem with that is 666 park ave theme chk in but never out
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true but american horror story has a way of twisting things to fit better then 666 park did.
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I think that would be an awesome awesome idea. I could see that.
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Glad that AHS got another season and I LMAO'd when reading this! :)
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American Horror Story: Medway (England). I would like this because living in Medway is like a nightmare anyway, and this way I could get a part in the show...
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I already thougth about this and the circus would be my choice. I would like to see something with performers on and off stage. A circus, a theatre or... a TV-show and then we come to that mad idea. American Horror Story : AHS! Why not?!?
A return to the house, but not really it's all sets and props. A return of all the caracters from series one? Yes and no : it's actors and the parts the play. And the whole behind the scenes personel. To this confusion, add weird s**t, bloody murder, more freaks and more mystery. This could be a great challenge for the production team and viewers. Mayby not season 3, but 4 or 5?
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American Horror Story: Cirque De Freaks, I like it.
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With Pepper of course!
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How about AHS: Temptation Island. Plenty of couples, sharks, head hunters, cannibals, voodoo, Mario Lopez, zombies, Dr. Moreau, Lords of Flies, and the real person episode with Amelia Earhart raising the Lindbergh baby she kidnapped.
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They should do the setting for "The 7th Guest"
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A traveling circus would actually be pretty cool!
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I would like one of these choices to make it interesting:

Some hotel that once you check in you never come out

Some really screwed up carnival with freak shows and everything else

Abandoned military base, prison, or war battle ground

Ghost Town

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I mean caused the grid to go down. Well, it's horrible, right?
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Okay, get this: It's fifteen years after something has called the grid to go down and collapse society....
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Old hotel resort on an island. San Juan islands, islands of the coast of MA or ME. A small corporation sends a bunch of people to reclaim it and fix it up. They are going to be there for a month, get there boat sinks. So they are there alone for a month and campy kind of scary things happen.
And then they can throw in, Ancient Native curses, Pirate ghosts, a serial killer in with the group. A freak psychotic religious zealot screaming about end times. Whatever they want.

Another idea, Somewhere in north dakota or Montana or somewhere, family is on a vacation taking a short cut, get lost, find an abandoned mining tow that was abandoned overnight. They explore, car stops working, no cell service etc. And chaos ensues.

Or something that has a good plot and is actually scary.
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Wow suddenly Tim launched into unprecedented metaness. I don't have any ideas at this stage where it should be set but I do have one nagging concern. In Season 1 the main characters were all played by 'stars' while the the actors we've now come to see as the show's regulars played supporting roles. Since all the supporters were upgraded to main characters in Season 2 I'm worried they will be main characters in every season thereafter, making the show monotonous. I hope they return to the Season 1 mold by hiring new leads next season to keep the show fresh.
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Oh... I thought this article was serious. Nevermind.
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American Horror Story: Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce. Jessica Lange as an older Betty Draper. Evil Undead Lane Pryce.
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American Horror Story: Glee
Just episodes of Glee season 2 and onwards. Nothing could be more terrifying.
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AHS: Beauty & The Beast. Kristen Kreuk (played by Kristin Stewart) sells her soul to star in another CW series. Jessica Lange plays Satan, who gleefully has the actress sign on the dotted line. Zachary Quinto plays both Alfred Gough and Miles Millar in a double role as the producers who fall under Satan’s spell and construct elaborate shrines to Kreuk on the set of Smallville. Evan Peters plays Jay Ryan, who tries to overcome the spell cast by his new co-star when she threatens to force him out and have the producers rename the show Beauty & The Beauty.
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Orphanage with freaky kids...
Carnivals/ or theme parks and CLOWNS...
Cults or Roswell mutants...
many many other possibilities and ideas :D
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I would love to see "American Horror Story: Drag Race". A reality show where only the last survivors sashay away from a hellish stage and you have to (literally) lip sync for your life. Jessica could play Michelle Visage and secretly fight for dominance of the show. Or she could be "the drag that wasn't" and return to haunt those who expelled her from the show when they found out she was a biological woman
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American Horror Story: Albuquerque, New Mexico w/ guest star Aaron Paul!
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Lol. Your fascination with Mr. Pinkman is awesome.
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I love him he's so cute!!
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I'm sorry....nothing is topping "AHS: TV.com".....perfect! :-)
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