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American Crime Story 

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An anthology series centered around America's most notorious crimes and criminals.
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Series cast summary:
Sterling K. Brown ...  Christopher Darden 10 episodes, 2016
Kenneth Choi ...  Judge Lance Ito 10 episodes, 2016
Christian Clemenson ...  Bill Hodgman 10 episodes, 2016
Cuba Gooding Jr. ...  O.J. Simpson 10 episodes, 2016
Bruce Greenwood ...  Gil Garcetti 10 episodes, 2016
Nathan Lane ...  F. Lee Bailey 10 episodes, 2016
Sarah Paulson ...  Marcia Clark 10 episodes, 2016
David Schwimmer ...  Robert Kardashian 10 episodes, 2016
John Travolta ...  Robert Shapiro 10 episodes, 2016
Courtney B. Vance ...  Johnnie Cochran 10 episodes, 2016
Darren Criss ...  Andrew Cunanan 9 episodes, 2018
Dale Godboldo ...  Carl E. Douglas 9 episodes, 2016
Ariel D. King ...  Arnelle Simpson 9 episodes, 2016
Tye White ...  Jason Simpson 9 episodes, 2016
Angel Parker ...  Shawn Chapman 8 episodes, 2016
Jessica Blair Herman ...  Kim Goldman 7 episodes, 2016
Leonard Roberts ...  Dennis Schatzman 7 episodes, 2016
Joseph Siravo ...  Fred Goldman 7 episodes, 2016
Susan Beaubian ...  Armanda Cooley / ... 7 episodes, 2016
P.L. Brown ...  Easter Island / ... 7 episodes, 2016
Roslyn Gentle ...  The Demon / ... 7 episodes, 2016
Jeris Poindexter ...  Juror / ... 7 episodes, 2016
Jenna Willis ...  Tanya Brown 7 episodes, 2016
Edgar Ramírez ...  Gianni Versace 6 episodes, 2018
Chris Conner ...  Jeffrey Toobin 6 episodes, 2016
Rob Morrow ...  Barry Scheck 6 episodes, 2016
Robert Morse ...  Dominick Dunne 6 episodes, 2016
Keesha Sharp ...  Dale Cochran 6 episodes, 2016
Kelsey Griswold ...  Dominique Brown 6 episodes, 2016
Chuck Ashworth ...  Bailiff / ... 6 episodes, 2016-2018
Mary Anne McGarry ...  Juditha Brown 6 episodes, 2016
Ricky Martin ...  Antonio D'Amico 5 episodes, 2018
Penélope Cruz ...  Donatella Versace 5 episodes, 2018
Annaleigh Ashford ...  Elizabeth Cote 5 episodes, 2018
Chris Bauer ...  Detective Tom Lange 5 episodes, 2016
Jordana Brewster ...  Denise Brown 5 episodes, 2016
Garrett M. Brown ...  Lou Brown 5 episodes, 2016
Michael McGrady ...  Detective Phillip Van Atter 5 episodes, 2016
Steven Pasquale ...  Detective Mark Fuhrman 5 episodes, 2016
Christopher Boyer ...  Juror / ... 5 episodes, 2016
Cocoa Brown ...  Queen Bee / ... 5 episodes, 2016
Diana Daves Diana Daves ...  Golden Girl / ... 5 episodes, 2016
Virginia Louise Smith ...  Francine Florio-Bunten / ... 5 episodes, 2016
Noree Victoria ...  En Vogue / ... 5 episodes, 2016
Cassius M. Willis Cassius M. Willis ...  Juror / ... 5 episodes, 2016
China Shavers ...  Shirley Simpson 5 episodes, 2016
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The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story is a limited series that takes you inside the O.J. Simpson trial with a riveting look at the legal teams battling to convict or acquit the football legend of double homicide. Based on the book The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson by Jeffrey Toobin, it explores the chaotic behind-the-scenes dealings and maneuvering on both sides of the court, and how a combination of prosecution overconfidence, defense shrewdness, and the LAPD's history with the city's African-American community gave a jury what it needed: reasonable doubt. Written by FX Networks

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The trial isn't the whole story. This is.

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Biography | Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 February 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Katrina: American Crime Story See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Katrina was originally planned to be the second season of the series, with The Assassination of Gianni Versace following as the third. However, in June 2017, it was announced that Katrina would not begin production until early 2018 and that Versace would air in early 2018, replacing Katrina as the show's official second installment. See more »

Goofs

In re-enacted freeway scenes, numbered exit signs can be seen. California didn't begin to number freeway exits until 2002, after the events depicted. See more »

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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #33.71 (2016) See more »

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Fantastic Casting--exception: OJ!
8 February 2016 | by lhalanSee all my reviews

This series is riveting, well directed, fast-paced and informative. The casting is marvelous with one little exception: OJ Simpson!! Cuba Gooding is a fantastic actor, but he completely fails to portray OJ Simpsons incredible charm and charisma that actually enabled him to sliver through years of abusive behavior and the cold-blooded double murder. Gooding is reactive and unsophisticated, while the cocksure Simpson is just missing. This is an incredible failure of casting where the remaining characters are spot on and compelling. Why not Dwayne Johnson or someone with the physical charisma and cool? Travolta deserves great kudos for taking this on, but one has to wonder why he allowed the utter miscasting of the major role. At any rate, this is a worthwhile series to watch and it surely is award-rich.


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