ORANGE – Word on the street is that scenes being filmed Wednesday, June 28, in the downtown Orange Plaza are for the critically acclaimed TV show “American Horror Story.”
Officials for 20th Century Fox TV, the studio with a permit on file with the city to shoot all day Wednesday, would not confirm filming is for the anthology horror show that it co-produces. Documents on file with the city list the production as “Spring Fever.”
But several business owners, notified of the filing beforehand, said they were told the filming was indeed for “American Horror Story,” which will premiere its seventh season in September.
And the location manager listed on the permit is Paul Hargrave, who according to the Internet Movie Database has worked on 22 episodes of “American Horror Story.”
“I think it’s cool,” said Shea Allen, of Orange, an employee at clothing boutique Laurenly on Glassell Street. “I love the show and was excited when I found out. It will be cool to see this season and look for things you recognize.”
The television crew was allowed to shoot in the…