"Guess the title yet?" tweeted a playful Ryan Murphy.

By Nick Romano
November 19, 2020 at 09:13 AM EST
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Ryan Murphy revealed a new cast member in the troupe for American Horror Story season 10, and the inclusion appears to be another clue as to the mystery theme.

His name is Spencer Novich. He's an actor, writer, director, and — this part is pertinent to AHS— a contortionist. The Aussie Theatre described his skills as "both amazing and grotesque, like a train wreck you can’t seem to look away from." Want proof? Murphy shared a clip from Novich's audition video where he warps his body into the character he's playing in the new season.

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"Congrats to @SpencerNovich who is joining the cast of this seasons [sic] 'American Horror Story,' " a playful Murphy tweeted on Wednesday night. "This is the audition that got him the job. Guess the title yet? #AHS10..."

Among his credits, Novich performed in Cirque du Soleil's Las Vegas show out of the MGM Grand venue. The audition video also implies the season 10 producers are utilizing some practical effects in the grand tradition of horror greats like Doug Jones (Pan's Labyrinth) and Javier Botet (Mama).

Previous clues for AHS season 10 included the Provincetown, Mass. location, a beachside view, and a jaw of razor sharp teeth.

Sarah Paulson returns to the anthology series for this new story, but first she's performing as Linda Tripp in another Murphy project, Impeachment: American Crime Story. Also starring in AHS include Macaulay Culkin, Kathy Bates, Leslie Grossman, Billie Lourd, Evan Peters, Adina Porter, Lily Rabe, Angelica Ross, and Finn Wittrock.

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American Horror Story

An anthology series that centers on different characters and locations, including a haunted house, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, and a hotel.

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