‘American Horror Story’ EP Ryan Murphy Teases ‘Secret Season’

Let the fan theories begin, once again

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Just when we thought “American Horror Story” couldn’t get any more mysterious….

With fans already scrambling to make sense of the current Season 6 of the FX anthology series, “American Horror Story” co-creator Ryan Murphy has revealed that he’s working on a super-undercover run of the spooky drama.

“It’s my secret season,” Murphy told Entertainment Weekly, adding that he’s collaborating on the project with another, unnamed writer.

“I’ve been working with a writer on a season that only he and I know,” Murphy continued. “It’s like a two-year project that we’ll continue to work on the sly and not tell anybody.”

Typically shrouded in mystery, the current season of “American Horror Story” has been particularly cryptic. Murphy and FX purposefully misdirected fans with teasers pushing decoy themes. While the latest iteration of the series ostensibly boasts a Roanoke theme, a show-within-a-show motif has thrown viewers for a loop. In the absence of reliable intel, a number of fan theories have been cooked up, including that the current season will touch on the Manson Family murders.

Murphy did shed a little light on the current season in his interview with EW, revealing how the latest run is related to Season 4, dubbed “Freak Show.”

“We explain how the Motts began which is funny,” Murphy said, referring to the family of sadistic psychopath Dandy Mott, played by Finn Wittrock on “Freak Show.”