Chills! John Travolta stepped up his acting game to play defense attorney Robert Shapiro, who successfully defended O.J. Simpson in his infamous 1995 murder trial. In a new teaser clip from the upcoming FX event series, American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson, Travolta, 61, flawlessly transforms into Shapiro.
“Anytime that I take on a new criminal case, I always ask the client a question,” he says to Cuba Gooding Jr. as Simpson (though we don’t see his face) in the teaser. “Now I won’t be judgmental.” The teaser cuts out before we can see what that question is.
The clip is just one of several teasers for the new Ryan Murphy-produced series, which will also star David Schwimmer as Robert Kardashian, Selma Blair as Kris Jenner, Connie Britton as Faye Resnick, and Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark.
It is the only one, however, that shows any of the actors’ faces, and Travolta’s chilling impression is certainly worth the wait.
American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson is set to premiere in February 2016 on FX.
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