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 O.J. Simpson trial was a cultural milestone for an entire generation. Just as our parents and grandparents remember where they were when JFK was assassinated, many of us can recall with distinct clarity where we were when Simpson notoriously fled the police in a white Bronco with a gun to his head. The media coverage was breathlessly sensational, but there is nothing sensationalized about The People v. O.J. Simpson, the flagship season of Ryan Murphy’s American Crime Story, which is undoubtedly the very best thing Murphy has ever produced.
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.
An unfortunate announcement for those familiar with Rose Siggins and American Horror Story: Freak Show, as the notable actor behind one of FX’s most memorable AHS characters has passed away. The real-life amputee and mother of two was remembered as a proud participant in the Ryan Murphy production as “Legless Suzi,” also documented in Ripley’s Believe It or Not and Extraordinary People.
Five seasons in, American Horror Story: Hotel has become something of a nexus point for the series, dipping back through multiple seasons and seemingly unifying some core characters. Now, it seems one of the Hotel residents will return for the finale as their Season 1 Murder House counterpart, and might raise a few eyebrows along the way.
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.
Few actors have done half as many crazy things as Sarah Paulson, but for her, it’s all about balance. The American Horror Story actress recently turned down notch on her outlandish roles to portray one of her most human characters yet in Carol, this year’s most universal love story.
American Horror Story: Hotel, which premieres on Wednesday, turns the fear and shock factors up to maximum velocity. Season 5 is set in the titular Hotel Cortez, an ornate downtown Los Angeles hotel embellished with golden Art Deco architecture. But it’s the hotel’s hypnotic patterned carpeting – nothing less than a direct allusion to The Shining – shadowy corners and vacant lobby that assure us the darkest of things can, and will, happen in the most beautiful of places.