The O.J. Simpson murder investigation is getting a closeup in the new trailer for American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson..
The trailer features plenty of previously unseen footage, including David Schwimmer playing Simpson defense attorney Robert Kardashian and Selma Blair playing Kardashian’s wife Kris. In real life, the couple were friends of Simpson and his ex wife Nicole Brown Simpson.
An emotional Robert tells Kris, “He’s my friend. I don’t turn my back on people.”
Kris responds that by defending Simpson, “You’re turning your back on Nicole.”
10-part miniseries premieres Feb. 2, and the first season will focus on the Simpson trial, which saw the former NFL star acquitted of murdering Nicole Brown Simpson. The series also stars Cuba Gooding Jr. as Simpson,Sarah Paulson as prosecutor Marcia Clark, with John Travolta as Robert Shapiro and Courtney B. Vance as Johnnie Cochran.
American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson. premieres Feb. at 10 p.m. ET on FX.