OJ Simpson Series: Selma Blair Cast as Kris Jenner in Upcoming 'American Crime Story' Run

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An OJ Simpson series is coming to American Crime Story, and actress Selma Blair has been cast in the role of Kris Jenner. Then, of course, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians martriarch was better known as Kris Kardashian. Her husband Robert Kardashian defended OJ Simspon in the murder trial of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman.

Into the Woods star Billy Mangussen is set to play Kato Kaelin. David Schwimmer of Friends fame will play the role of Robert Kardashian, who was a close friend of OJ Simpson. John Travolta has been cast as attorney Robert Shapiro. Jordana Brewster will play Nicole Brown Simpson.

Courtney B. Vance of Law & Order: Criminal Intent fame will play attorney Johnnie Cochrane. Cuba Gooding, Jr. will play OJ Simpson.

There has been no word as to who will play Ron Goldman, or if he is even portrayed in the series.

It was back in 1994 that OJ Simpson's ex-wife and her friend were murdered. OJ Simpson was acquitted after an eight-month long trial in October of 1995.

Will you be tuning in to watch American Crime Story: The People V OJ Simpson? Shooting has already begun on the miniseries in L.A.

Do you remember where you were when OJ Simpson graced TV sets all across the U.S. during his run from police in his infamous white Bronco?

Kimberly Ripley
Kimberly Ripley is a freelance writer and published author from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. A wife, mom of five and 'Nana' to Lilly and Aiden, she loves cooking for her big family and watching HGTV in her spare time. Kim is guilty of starting way more home design projects than she can finish. Visit her at Twitter and Facebook.