and American Horror Story
creator Ryan Murphy is working on a new horror-comedy series.
has been picked up by American television network Fox for 15 hour-long episodes, which will go into production in early 2015.
The first season of the anthology series will focus on a college campus rocked by a series of murders, according to The Wrap
Murphy is working on Scream Queens
collaborators Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan. The series is expected to debut in autumn 2015.
Murphy said: "I knew I wanted to work with Brad and Ian again on something comedic, and we are having a blast writing Scream Queens
. We hope to create a whole new genre — comedy-horror — and the idea is for every season to revolve around two female leads.
"We've already begun a nationwide search for those women, as well as 10 other supporting roles."
Murphy's American Horror Story
was recently renewed for a fifth season, following the premiere of its Freak Show
season - read more about the current season here
Meanwhile, Murphy and his husband, David Miller, recently welcomed a baby boy via surrogate - read more here