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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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Darren Criss of "American Crime Story": "No Small Parts"

Actor and musician Darren Criss for his roles in "Glee" and "American Crime Story," for which he's been nominated for a Golden Globe. "No Small Parts" takes a look at his eclectic career in entertainment.

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Top Rated TV #189 | Won 4 Golden Globes. Another 82 wins & 101 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Sarah Paulson ...  Dr. Anna Pou / ... 20 episodes, 2015-2018
Cuba Gooding Jr. ...  O.J. Simpson 11 episodes, 2015-2018
Courtney B. Vance ...  Johnnie Cochran 11 episodes, 2015-2018
Sterling K. Brown ...  Christopher Darden 10 episodes, 2015-2016
Kenneth Choi ...  Judge Lance Ito 10 episodes, 2015-2016
Christian Clemenson ...  Bill Hodgman 10 episodes, 2015-2016
Bruce Greenwood ...  Gil Garcetti 10 episodes, 2015-2016
Nathan Lane ...  F. Lee Bailey 10 episodes, 2015-2016
David Schwimmer ...  Robert Kardashian 10 episodes, 2015-2016
John Travolta ...  Robert Shapiro 10 episodes, 2015-2016
Darren Criss ...  Andrew Cunanan 9 episodes, 2018
Dale Godboldo ...  Carl E. Douglas 9 episodes, 2016
Ariel D. King ...  Arnelle Simpson 9 episodes, 2015-2016
Tye White ...  Jason Simpson 9 episodes, 2015-2016
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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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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 February 2016 (USA) See more »

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Katrina: American Crime Story See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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On the show, the judge at the preliminary hearing was played by a man. In reality the judge was a woman, Kathleen Kennedy Powell. See more »

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A very gripping series
26 April 2018 | by Tinkerbellprincess69See all my reviews

I enjoyed the first series revolving around the OJ Simpson murder trial, the second series is all about the assassination of fashion designer Gianni Versace.

The emphasis throughout the series on the serial killer Andrew Cunanan rather than Versace himself, although we do get to see a good amount of backstory on Versace also.

We get a real raw insight into Cunanan's psychotic mind, background and his shocking killing spree. It is a very gripping series and Darren Criss played the role of murderer Cunanan absolutely outstandingly and in my opinion deserves an award for his portrayal of this complex character.

My only criticism is the timeline jumps were confusing at times, when there's a week between episodes and each episode centering on a different year and back and forth rather than chronologically, I did get confused at times of what took place when. It did all come together though in the final episode.


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