Ryan Murphy

Connie Britton Will Play Faye Resnick in ‘The People v. O.J. Simpson’

Ryan Murphy just announced via Twitter that American Horror StoryNashville and Friday Night Lights star Connie Britton will be playing Faye Resnick in Scott… Read More

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Nick Jonas Joins Cast of Ryan Murphy’s Upcoming Show, “Screen Queens”

Perhaps instead of two new shows, both of which are spins on the premise of AHS, it’d behoove Ryan Murphy to give the original enough… Read More

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David Schwimmer Set to Play Robert Kardashian in ‘American Crime: People v. O.J. Simpson’

With American Crime: People v. O.J. Simpson, Ryan Murphy is reaching even further into the depths of his Americana-brimming trashcan. While… Read More

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Your Weekly TV News Roundup: ‘Playing House’ Renewed, Kirsten Dunst Cast in ‘Fargo’

The television world moves so fast that by the time you learn of a show’s premiere, it could already be canceled. It’s hard to keep track of the constant stream of television news, so Flavorwire is here to provide a weekly roundup of the most exciting — and baffling — casting and development updates. This week: Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons head to Fargo, Syfy orders Krypton series, and Playing House gets a second season. … Read More

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Cuba Gooding Jr. to Play O.J. Simpson in Ryan Murphy’s True Crime Series

Ryan Murphy’s upcoming true crime anthology series focused on O.J. Simpson (yep, you read that right) has cast its lead… Read More

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Ryan Murphy & ‘Glee’ Co-Creators Working on Anthology Series ‘Scream Queens’

Ryan Murphy is keeping pretty busy: in his spare time away from turning familiar horrendous crimes in American history into… Read More

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Where the Hell Is Kathy Bates’ ‘American Horror Story’ Accent From? A Linguist Explains

The takeaway moment from Wednesday night’s American Horror Story: Freak Show premiere was, justifiably, Jessica Lange’s cover of David Bowie’s “Life on Mars?,” complete with powder-blue pantsuit. Lange once again plays the lead in the anthology series; this time, she’s Elsa Mars, freak-show proprietress, failed (but glamorous!) actress, and German expatriate. Mysterious as Elsa may be, though, at least we know where she’s from. The same definitely cannot be said for Ethel Darling, the bearded lady played by Kathy Bates. … Read More

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‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ Premiere Recap: “Monsters Among Us”

The year is 1952. The town is Jupiter, Florida. The intro credits are reminiscent of The Brothers Quay. And this is Ryan Murphy’s twisted vision of Norman Rockwell’s idealized America. … Read More

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‘American Horror Story: Freak Show': More Campy, Wildly Uneven Fun From Ryan Murphy

By now, as we enter the fourth installation of the American Horror Story franchise, everything Ryan Murphy puts on the screen has become the norm. With any show, there’s an understandable struggle to keep storylines feeling new from season to season, but Murphy’s unique twists and memorable characters add an extra level of difficulty. When you start off really weird, how do you keep getting weirder without it becoming desperate or laughable? For Murphy, the answer is: you get freaky — really, really freaky. … Read More

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Today in “You Do You, Ryan Murphy”: FX Orders ‘American Crime Story: The People v. OJ Simpson’

The first rule of the Ryan Murphy universe is that there are no rules; the second is that nothing is… Read More

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