Connie Britton Is Joining a New Ryan Murphy Show About the O.J. Simpson Trial

Maybe it'll scratch that Jinx itch?

Connie Britton
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Connie Britton is teaming up with Ryan Murphy again—but this time the American "horror" story is a real one. The Nashville star will be appearing in Murphy's new mini-series (opens in new tab)American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson.

The series, which follows the murder trial of O.J. Simpson, who was accused of killing ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson, already has a star-studded cast, including John Travolta, Sarah Paulson, Cuba Gooding, Jr., David Schwimmer, and Courtney B. Vance.

Britton will play Fay Resnick, a close friend of Nicole Brown Simpson. The show will premiere on FX in 2016. *Sets DVR*

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