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You learn that headline accurately: Macaulay Culkin—the Macaulay Culkin, hero of our wasted youth—has joined the solid of American Horror Story’s 10th season. Creator Ryan Murphy shared the information in an Instagram put up, which featured a pair of movies touting the names (within the recognizable AHS font) of the forthcoming season’s solid over scenes of a seashore, set to Orville Peck’s spooky “Useless Of Night time”:

The information comes not even two weeks after Esquire ran a profile of Culkin, who has, by his personal telling, carved out a pleasant life for himself largely free from the general public eye—or as eliminated as he will be for somebody who grew to become a family title on the age of 10 because of his instantly-iconic function in Home Alone. Over the previous 15 years, for the reason that launch of Party Monster and Saved!, Culkin has principally stepped away from performing; he’s not retired, per se, however his appearances in movie and tv are few and much between. Not too long ago, he guest-starred in an episode of the Hulu collection Dollface, reverse his real-life girlfriend, Brenda Track.

All of which is to say it’s pretty stunning to see Culkin signing on for a daily function in a outstanding tv collection—however a pleasing shock. American Horror Story’s 10th season additionally options Sarah Paulson and Evan Peters (each of whom sat out the ninth season), together with Kathy Bates, Billie Lourd, Finn Wittrock, Lily Rabe, Adina Porter, Leslie Grossman and Angelica Ross (who made her AHS debut final season). Season 10 will premiere someday later this yr on FX.