04:30 PM EDT 06/12/2015
Originally posted 06/10/2015 11:05PM
Almost 21 years to the day since O.J. Simpson led Los Angeles police on a low-speed chase up the 405, part of that scene was re-created, Hollywood-style, for the upcoming FX series American Crime Story.
On Wednesday in Beverly Hills, Cuba Gooding Jr., 46, who is playing Simpson, was spotted leaning out of a white Ford Bronco just like the one Simpson rode in on June 17, 1994. At the time, Simpson had been expected to turn himself in to police, but didn't appear. That evening, a police officer spotted Simpson riding north on Interstate 405.
The Bronco, driven by Simpson's friend Al Cowlings (played in the series by Malcolm-Jamal Warner), eluded police for more than an hour before returning to his Brentwood home, where he was arrested on charges of murdering his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ron Goldman.
See John Travolta, Cuba Gooding Jr. and More in First Cast Pics of O.J. Simpson Series American Crime Story (PHOTOS)
Originally posted 05/22/2015 01:50PM
With production underway in Los Angeles on FX's newest anthology series, American Crime Story: The People V. O.J. Simpson, FX released the first set of cast photos exclusively to EW on Friday, giving viewers a glimpse of the cast's transformation into character for the 2016 drama.
Wearing a suede brown jacket and mock turtleneck, Cuba Gooding Jr., 46, portrays former NFL star O.J. Simpson during his 1994–95 trial for the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ron Goldman.
First Look: Selma Blair and David Schwimmer as Kris Jenner and Robert Kardashian in O.J. Simpson Miniseries
Originally posted 05/14/2015 08:10PM
Here's your first look at the star-studded cast of American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson in costume.
Originally posted 05/13/2015 02:40AM
After landing the role of the late Robert Kardashian in FX's new true crime anthology series American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson David Schwimmer turned to the woman who knew Kardashian best – his ex-wife Kris Jenner.
"I was lucky enough to speak to [Jenner] for a few hours who was very generous with her time," Schwimmer, 48, told the Associated Press. "I thought, 'Who better to tell me who Robert was as a husband and a father than her?' And it's been a very exciting process so far."
Originally posted 03/23/2015 01:55PM
Connie Britton is jumping from the music scene to the trial of the century.
The Nashville star will join the FX miniseries American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson that's based on Jeffrey Toobin's best-selling book The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson.
The miniseries's executive producer Ryan Murphy revealed her addition to the cast via Twitter on Monday.
Originally posted 12/19/2014 07:10PM
David Schwimmer is the latest addition to the ever-expanding Kardashian clan – or at least he will be on TV.
The actor, 48, will be portraying the late Robert Kardashian on FX's upcoming miniseries about the O.J. Simpson trial, American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson, based on Jeffrey Toobin's best-selling book The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson.
Originally posted 12/09/2014 07:05PM
Originally posted 06/20/2014 03:00PM
Close your eyes and imagine a simpler time: 20 years ago, when there were only 60 channels on cable TV and no such thing as an iPhone, or an iPad, or an iAnything. It's the summer of 1994, emojis are an unknown entity, and Butterfinger BBs are plentiful. Sheryl Crow is spinning on your walkman, and life is good.
Originally posted 06/14/2014 09:15PM
Two decades after one of the most polarizing trials in American history, our nation has generally settled on a consensus about the O.J. Simpson trial: 1) He probably did it, and, 2) The LAPD blew the case by mishandling forensic evidence.
But as with other news events where objective truth has become buried under years of gossip and rumor, the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman have attracted a fair share of experts who are convinced they've figured out what really happened June 12, 1994. Perhaps that's a consequence of a cultural flashpoint where nobody on either side of the debate got any semblance of closure.
No matter if they're serious journalists or Internet crackpots, all Simpson conspiracy theorists are convinced they can do what a year of courtroom drama could not: Crack the case, once and for all.
Originally posted 06/12/2014 02:50PM
Before it was about the mother of slow-speed car chases, an N-word-spouting detective, The Tonight Show's Dancing Itos or a glove that, on the day, did not fit, the O.J. Simpson case was about the June 12, 1994, slayings of two innocent people: Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.
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