Schwimmer will play O.J. Simpson’s attorney, starring opposite Cuba Gooding Jr. as Simpson. Sarah Paulson is set to portray prosecutor Marcia Clark.
The first episode of “The People v. O.J. Simpson” will be directed by “American Horror Story” creator Ryan Murphy. Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski will write the miniseries based on Jeffrey Toobin’s book “The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson.”