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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Sarah Paulson ...  Dr. Anna Pou / ... 20 episodes, 2015-2019
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
Cuba Gooding Jr. ...  O.J. Simpson 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
Courtney B. Vance ...  Johnnie Cochran 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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Storyline

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

According to producer Nina Jacobson, the role of Christopher Darden in season one was the most difficult to cast, since most of the prospective black actors auditioning for the role did not want to portray him as they did not like him personally. A number of non-American black actors were considered for the part before Sterling K. Brown was cast. 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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Terrific, hooking and must see
11 March 2018 | by benb-40394See all my reviews

The series so far follow the O.J. Simpson trial and the Andrew Cunanan murder spree and both are hooking and must see tv. The acting is top class and storyline keeps you interested and anticipating the next episode throughout both series'. I hope there is a series 3 as both these series made me research both events after I finished. 10/10, 5/5, amazing, must see.


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