First ‘American Crime Story: The People v. OJ Simpson’ Teaser Prepares Viewers to Revisit Trial of the Century (Video)

New FX anthology series from Ryan Murphy to debut in February

FX has released the first teaser for the anthology series “American Crime Story: The People vs. OJ Simpson.”

Featuring only dialogue, the brief clip nevertheless features some of the main characters in the series, such as John Travolta as defense lawyer Robert Shapiro, Sarah Paulson as prosecutor Marcia Clark, Courtney B. Vance as defense lawyer Johnnie Cochran, and of course Cuba Gooding Jr. as Simpson.

Based on the Jeffrey Toobin book “The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson,” the miniseries is a look at the O.J. Simpson trial told from the perspective of the lawyers.

Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski, Brad Falchuk, and Dante Di Loreto are executive producing the series written by Alexander and Karaszewski. Murphy is directing the first episode.

“American Crime Story: The People vs. OJ Simpson” will debut on FX in February.

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