Prolific award-winning producer Ryan Murphy, whose American Horror Story franchise invented the anthology miniseries format, has come up with his next entry: American Crime Story, a companion anthology focused each season on a different true crime story which made headlines and captivated the imagination of the public. The new franchise has been ordered by FX, it was announced today by John Landgraf, CEO, FX Networks and FX Productions. The first installment, American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson, is based on the book The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson by Jeffrey Toobin.
Marcia Clark attempt to balance her home and work obligations whilst also having to deal with public scrutiny over her appearance.
As the trial gets underway, Christopher Darden and Johnnie Cochran battle it out in court and the jury pay the crime scene a visit.