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Connie Britton Joins FX’s ‘American Crime Story’ As Faye Resnick

Mon, March 23, 2015 1:29pm EDT by Emily Longeretta Add first Comment
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‘American Crime Story: The People vs O.J. Simpson’ has found its Faye! Ryan Murphy just cast ‘Nashville’ star, Connie Britton as Faye Resnick in his new FX miniseries, about the cast of O.J. Simpson!

Ryan Murphy knows how to get the stars in! The Glee and American Horror Story creator just revealed that he’s added yet another star to his next project, American Crime Story. Connie Britton, 48, will join Cuba Gooding Jr. as O.J. Simpson, John Travolta as Robert Shapiro, Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark and David Schwimmer as Robert Kardashian!

Connie Britton Joins ‘American Crime Story’

“Excited to announce my friend Connie Britton will play Faye Resnick in the upcoming FX miniseries The People v. O.J. Simpson,” Ryan tweeted on March 23.

While we’re not sure what this means for Nashville, we do know that this is extremely exciting news for any Connie fans — and for Connie. She has worked with Ryan Murphy before as she starred in the first season of American Horror Story.

The show is based on Jeffrey Toobin‘s book The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson. Connie will take on the role of Faye, who was an interior designer staying with Nicole Brown Simpson just a few days before she was murdered.

Faye worked on many books after the murders, posed for Playboy and as appeared on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, as a close friend of Kyle Richards. You may have also seen her on Keeping Up with the Kardashians as she is close with Kris Jenner.

Do you think Connie will make a good Faye Resnick? Let us know!

— Emily Longeretta