Connie Britton lands role on 'American Crime Story: The People V. O.J. Simpson'

Actress Connie Britton get role in a new F/X miniseries about O.J. Simpson murder trial


Connie Britton is the latest addition to FX's "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson," from Ryan Murphy. Murphy tweeted this morning that the "American Horror Story" alum will play Faye Resnick in the upcoming miniseries.

The mini takes a look at the O.J. Simpson trial told from the perspective of the lawyers that explores the chaotic behind-the-scenes dealings and maneuvering on both sides of the court, and how a combination of prosecution confidence, defense wiliness, and the LAPDs history with the citys African-American community gave a jury what it needed: reasonable doubt.

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Britton joins Courtney B. Vance who plays Johnnie Cochran, John Travolta, who plays Simpsons co-counsel Robert Shapiro; David Schwimmer, who plays another Simpson attorney, his confidant Robert Kardashian, Cuba Gooding Jr, who portrays Simpson; and Sarah Paulson, who plays prosecutor Marcia Clark.

"American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson" is written by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski. Ryan is executive producing with fellow AHS co-creator Brad Falchuk, Nina Jacobson & Brad Simpson, Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski and Dante Di Loreto.