“I will not allow that nobody to kill my brother twice.”
The Assassination of Gianni Versace, the second season of Ryan Murphy’s critically acclaimed American Crime Story anthology series, has finally been given a full-length trailer after months of teasing.
American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace (yep, it’s a mouthful) will tell the true story of the death of legendary fashion designer Gianni, who was murdered by Andrew Cunanan on the steps of his home in 1997.
Edgar Ramirez will play Gianni in the show, and former Glee star Darren Criss will play Andrew. Elsewhere, Ricky Martin will play Gianni’s lover Antonio D’Amico, while Penélope Cruz will take on fashion giant Donatella Versace.
Part of the show has been filmed at the Miami beach mansion Villa Casa Casuarina, where Gianni lived and was killed.
Fans in the United States will be able to tune into the first new episode on Wednesday 17 January, 2018 on FX.
While there’s no word on a UK air date yet, we do know it will air on BBC Two again. Last year’s Emmy-winning season The People v. O.J. Simpson was broadcast here two weeks after its US premiere, so we’re expecting a similar timeframe.
Watch the trailer below.