FX has announced their highly anticipated Ryan Murphy-created anthology series, “American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson,” will premiere on Tuesday, February 2 at 10 p.m.
The 10-episode mini-series will chronicle Simpson’s two-count murder trial for the deaths of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and waiter Ron Goldman. The eight month trial has been described as the most publicized criminal trial in American history.
Cuba Gooding Jr., who plays O.J. Simpson, likens the stellar cast of John Travolta as Robert Shapiro, Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark, David Schwimmer as Robert Kardashian, Selma Blair as Kris Jenner, Connie Britton as Faye Resnick, to playing with the Lakers.
He told Variety, “You got to have your best game because everyone around you is better than you. … On this set, if you don’t come with your A+ game, you’re going to get blown over. You really will.”