John Travolta Cast in ‘American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson’
John Travolta is heading to television very soon.
The actor has hopped aboard FX‘s American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson.
Travolta, 60, will play defense attorney Robert Shapiro. He will also serve as a producer on the 10-part miniseries, which is slated to air later this year.
Travolta joins previously announced cast members Cuba Gooding Jr., 47, Sarah Paulson, 40, and David Schwimmer, 48, in portraying the O.J. Simpson trial from the lawyers’ perspective. The mini-series will be based on Jeffrey Toobin’s book, ” The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson.”