American Horror Story Shuts Down Season 10 Production After Positive COVID Case: Report
An actor on the show reportedly received a positive test
American Horror Story's forthcoming tenth season has hit another delay.
Production on the latest iteration of the FX anthology series, titled American Horror Story: Double Feature, has been brought to a halt after a positive case of COVID-19 was detected, according to multiple reports.
According to Variety, an actor on the show received a positive test, in what is known as "Zone A" in COVID-19 production protocol.
Production will pause "for the next few days," Deadline reported.
A representative for FX did not immediately respond to PEOPLE's request for comment.
Production on the series' tenth season was originally scheduled to begin last year before it was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The season is now scheduled to premiere Aug. 25 on FX.
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Macaulay Culkin has also joined the ensemble cast, a role Murphy, 55, teased back in March with an Instagram photo of the Home Alone star, 40, and Grossman, 49.
"Something wicked this way comes," he wrote in the caption. "American Horror Story Season Ten. #AHS10 #AHS."
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AHS is just the latest television or film production forced to shut down due to the viral illness.
Earlier this week, Bridgerton shut down production for the second time in a week after another cast or crew member tested positive for COVID-19. Although Netflix did not disclose who tested positive, the infected individual is now isolating. Netflix did not have any additional details upon PEOPLE's request for further comment.
Netflix also paused production on its film adaptation of Matilda Sunday while Tom Cruise's seventh Mission: Impossible installment also halted filming in the U.K. after a positive COVID-19 test last month.
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