8:32pm PT by Kate Stanhope
Ryan Murphy Reveals 'American Horror Story' Will Tackle 2016 Presidential Election
Ryan Murphy is pulling inspiration straight from the 2016 presidential election for the next season of American Horror Story.
During an appearance on Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen, the prolific producer revealed that season seven of the FX anthology series will tackle the Nov. 8 election that saw Donald Trump defeat former first lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
When pressed for details from Cohen, particularly whether there will be a character based on President Trump, Murphy responded with a coy "Maybe."
During his appearance on Watch What Happens Live, Murphy also discussed casting for the season of American Crime Story that looks at the Lewinsky scandal. Murphy revealed which famous figure from the scandal Paulson might play.