FX released the first trailer for Ryan Murphy‘s take on the O. J. Simpson trial, “American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson” on Wednesday, giving a glimpse of the entire cast in character for the first time.
Cuba Gooding Jr. stars as O.J. Simpson, and John Travolta plays defense attorney Robert Shapiro. The cast also includes David Schwimmer as defense attorney Robert Kardashian, Sarah Paulson as prosecutor Marcia Clark, Connie Britton as Faye Resnick, Selma Blair as Kris Jenner, Courtney B. Vance as defense attorney Johnnie Cochran, and Bruce Greenwood as Los Angeles County District Attorney Gil Garcetti.
The true crime anthology series is slated to premiere in February.
Based on the book “The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson” by CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin, “American Crime Story” tells the story of the O.J. Simpson trial from the perspective of his lawyers.
The limited series is executive produced by Murphy, along with Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski and Brad Falchuk. It is produced by Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions