More from EW
1 of 11
O.J. Simpson, played by Cuba Gooding Jr.
Jerry Maguire star will play the football legend turned murder defendant, who was accused and eventually acquitted of killing his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman.
2 of 11
Marcia Clark, played by Sarah Paulson
American Horror Story vet set as the prosecutor in Simpson’s murder trial.
3 of 11
Robert Kardashian Sr., played by David Schwimmer
Friends alum cast as Kim Kardashian’s late father, who was Simpson’s confidante and attorney.
4 of 11
Robert Shapiro, played by John Travolta
This role as Simpson's defense attorney marks the actor's first series-regular TV role since his breakout 1975-79 sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter.
5 of 11
Johnnie Cochran, played by Courtney B. Vance
Familiar face from roles on shows such as State of Affairs and Law & Order: Criminal Intent will play the defense attorney who famously said Simpson’s hands were too big for the gloves found near the crime scene: "If it doesn’t fit, you must acquit."
6 of 11
Faye Resnick, played by Connie Britton
Friday Night Lights and Nashville star will reunite with her American Horror Story boss to play the close friend of Nicole Brown Simpson, victim of the murder for which O.J. Simpson stood trial.
7 of 11
Kris Jenner, played by Selma Blair
Jenner was, of course, married to Simpson’s attorney Robert Kardashian (played on the series by David Schwimmer), and was also a close friend of Nicole Brown Simpson.
8 of 11
Denise Brown, played by Jordana Brewster
Furious 7 star Brewster will portray Denise Brown, the sister of the slain Nicole Brown.
9 of 11
Kato Kaelin, played by Billy Magnussen
O.J. Simpson’s famous houseguest, Kato Kaelin, has been cast—Billy Magnussen (Into the Woods) will play Kaelin, who was staying in a guest house on Simpson’s property at the time of Nicole Brown’s murder.
10 of 11
Kenneth Choi will play Judge Lance Ito who presided over the trial.
11 of 11
Sterling K. Brown will play Christopher Darden of the Los Angeles County Disctrict Attorney's office who was assigned to the prosecution in the trial.