Get ready for a bearded Jessica Lange. After a fair amount of speculation, writer Douglas Petrie broke down and announced that the next season of American Horror Story will take place at a super-ooky and spooky carnival. He tells the Nerdist Writers Panel when questioned, "Yes. It doesn't have a title, but that's the idea. Very roughly, that's the idea."

They HAVE to include scary clowns. After dealing with ghosts, aliens, demons, mutants, Nazis, serial killers, witches, and Emma Roberts, it's pretty much the only thing left. And they should throw in some cannibalistic mermaids for good measure.