The best thing about John Travolta is that he commits to his performances. Whether he’s a Brooklyn disco fiend, or leaning in to the campiness as O.J. Simpson’s lawyer, or a woman married to Christopher Walken, he’s sincere even when he’s over the top.
FX bosses have made clear that American Crime Story would plumb a broader criminal focus than The People v. O.J. Simpson, noting early on that Hurricane Katrina would form Season 2's main story. Now, we know the as-yet-untitled follow-up will take advantage of additional episodes, casting some of the nation’s most notable figures.
The absurd amount of work Sarah Paulson pulled double-duty between The People v. O.J. Simpson and American Horror Story: Hotel will surely pay off come Emmy-time, but can she do it all over again? Sources say the actor is ready to don her next wig for the Katrina-set American Crime Story Season 2, along with several others.
The People v. O.J. Simpson will conclude the first American Crime Story run on Tuesday, hailed as one of TV’s best, where early days drew mostly snickers for John Travolta’s hilarious wig. Now, we may have all-new hairpieces to snicker at next year, as Travolta has expressed an intent to return for the second, Hurricane Katrina-based American Crime Story.
Thanks to his role on American Crime Story: The People v O.J. Simpson, John Travolta is kind of winning audiences back following a run of lackluster action flicks. I Am Wrath could still very well be another one of those lesser Travolta outings, and the first trailer teases a revenge thriller in the vein of Eye for an Eye with the actor in the Sally Field role. Oh, and his hair is just as bewildering as ever, really giving Nicolas Cage a run for his money.
FX’s American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson will undoubtedly milk a connection to Ryan Murphy’s more Horror-bent branch, but rest assured, the new series won’t veer so hard into crazy camp. Then again, You might not know it by the latest People v. O.J. Simpson trailer and sneak peek.
If the inhuman hilarity of John Travolta’s wig weren’t enough to whet your appetite for FX’s American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson, the latest photos should more than make up the difference. Submitted to the court, observe the following exhibits.
As if one look at John Travolta’s cast photo weren’t enough, FX and Ryan Murphy’s American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson will be worth its weight in fun by celebs playing real-life caricatures. We’re also in for a hefty dose of Kim Kardashian foreshadowing, if the latest trailers are any judge.
FX and Ryan Murphy’s incoming American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson has kept us all delighted by its ridiculous photos and over-dramatized teasers, even if the prolific cast has been left to obscurity. Now, the court of FX has finally unsealed the full trailer for The People v. O.J. Simpson, and it is every bit the absurdity we expected.
Whatever camp catastrophe Ryan Murphy manages to conjure by the end of American Horror Story: Hotel, we will happily return for a terribly-wigged John Travolta, come February’s American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson. At long last, its teasers have finally grown a face, and our chills are thoroughly multiplying.