Season 7 of American Horror Story has been an attention-grabbing one. Titled Cult, the collection makes use of the backdrop of the 2016 Presidential Election to look at how weak or disenfranchised residents may be pushed to heinous acts of violence. And whereas the primary narrative of Cult follows Evan Peters’ Kai Anderson as he manipulates his manner into energy, Peters may also be enjoying quite a lot of different cult leaders earlier than the season concludes. The latest episode noticed his depiction of legendary artist Andy Warhol, and now creator/producer Ryan Murphy has teased what Peters will appear like as notorious serial killer and cult chief Charles Manson. Test it out.
Fairly scary stuff, proper? Whereas missing his signature anti-semitic brow tattoo, Evan Peters is a creepy spitting picture of the nonetheless residing chief of the Manson Household. Now we’ll simply have to attend and see how his Manson elements into AHS: Cult‘s storyline.
Good cash says that somebody makes the comparability between Charles Manson and Evan Peters’ Kai Anderson. Each killers managed to accrue a bunch of loyal followers who had been prepared to something they commanded. As a result of whereas Manson by no means really killed anybody, it was at his behest that the members of the family brutally murdered their victims, together with actress Sharon Tate.
Cult‘s Kai Anderson has moved considerably equally to Charles Manson. Whereas extra prepared to place himself in bodily hurt (he is taken a bullet and a beating to this point), he equally manipulated disenfranchised people to commit acts of homicide and torture inside their group. This was all accomplished to assist put the group into chaos, and subsequently enable for Kai’s public ascension and extra recruits to hitch the group.
The usage of this sort of flashback was utilized in the latest episode, titled “Valerie Solanas Died for Your Sins: Scumbag”. When Frances Conroy’s character entered the season, she spoke with the feminine members of Kai’s Cult about Valerie Solanas’ assassination attempt on Andy Warhol, and her fictional involvement because the Zodiac Killer. And now it seems to be like Charles Manson’s eventual look will not be far off.
Charles Manson and Andy Warhol aren’t the one cult leaders that Evan Peters will be playing earlier than American Horror Story: Cult ends its run on FX. He’ll additionally painting cult leaders and killers like David Koresh and Jim Jones, along with persevering with Kai’s quest for anarchy and energy.
American Horror Story: Cult has been an attention-grabbing season, because the anthology collection as soon as once more reinvented itself. Whereas Roanoke was pure horror and actuality TV spoof, Cult has no supernatural parts in any respect. All the atrocities and violence had been accomplished to common individuals, by common individuals. Moreover, the backdrop of the wake of the 2016 Presidential Election permits for tons of surprising tongue in cheek humor. Ryan Murphy and firm have taken jabs at Individuals on each aspect of the political spectrum, whereas additionally displaying a few of the most violent and scary imagery the present has ever produced.
There are nonetheless 4 extra episodes of Cult left within the season, so it looks as if the present can go anyplace. It is unclear how Kai will cope with the dissension in his ranks, particularly his sister Winter.
American Horror Story: Cult airs Tuesdays on FX. Within the meantime, take a look at our fall premiere list to plan your subsequent binge watch.