FX’s American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson may not premiere until 2016, but production is already underway on the series.
Here, The Hollywood Reporter unveils a first look at the stars of the anthology based on Jeffrey Toobin‘s book, The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson. The drama will be told through the perspective of the lawyers involved in the case and will explore the behind-the-scenes dealings on both sides of the court.
The Golden Globe-winning writers on the project, Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski (The People vs. Larry Flynt), will exec produce with Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. Murphy is also set to direct.
Cuba Gooding Jr. stars as O.J. Simpson; John Travolta is set as Robert Shapiro; David Schwimmer will play Robert Kardashian; Courtney B. Vance is Johnnie Cochran; Sarah Paulson is Marcia Clark and Billy Magnussen will portray Kato Kaelin. Check out first-look photos of the primary cast below.