In the wake of ongoing political controversy, Season 7 of American Horror Story is set to take inspiration from life, drawing on the real horror behind 2016's Presidential Election campaign. is undoubtedly taking a gamble here, but experimentation with the format paid off when it came to Roanoke, so all eyes will be on when Season 7 airs later this year.

Join us here at Movie Pilot as we reveal everything you need to about the seventh season of the hit FX show. Given the controversial subject matter set to be explored in Season 7, the next season of American Horror Story may turn out to be the most terrifying yet.

'American Horror Story' Season 7 Air Date

American Horror Story usually returns in the first week of October, but Roanoke broke with tradition by premiering in mid-September, so we expect that the Season 7 air date may follow this new pattern later in 2017.

'American Horror Story' Season 7 Trailer

So far, the only promotional material that we've seen is a clip of the ocean that contains the phrase "Sweet Dreams," but this doesn't seem to fit with the upcoming theme. We'll have to wait and see then how this fits in whatever the first official American Horror Story Season 7 trailer might bring.

'American Horror Story' Season 7 Cast and Characters: Who's In It?

We're still awaiting confirmation on which American Horror Story cast members will return for Season 7 and which character's they'll be playing, but here's what we have confirmed so far:

  • Evan Peters
  • Sarah Paulson
  • Billie Lourd
  • Billy Eichner

'American Horror Story' Season 7 Theories

American Horror Story [Credit: FX]
American Horror Story [Credit: FX]

While we know that the show will explore the 2016 Presidential Election, American Horror Story Season 7 theories are still rife online as show runner Ryan Murphy keeps details characteristically close to his chest. Stick with us as we share the most deranged and exciting theories that the internet has to offer, as well as a few of our own:

Watch 'American Horror Story' Season 7 Online

It won't be possible to watch American Horror Story Season 7 online until after the show has aired on FX. However, when American Horror Story does hit the web, we imagine that Season 7 will be available on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime, just like the first five seasons.