Watch Darren Criss Become a Murderer in Trailer for Versace: American Crime Story

Video   Watch Darren Criss Become a Murderer in Trailer for Versace: American Crime Story
 
The series, which also stars Ricky Martin and Penélope Cruz, premieres January 17 on FX.

Darren Criss stars as Andrew Cunanan, the man who murdered fashion designer Gianni Versace in 1997, in the trailer for FX's upcoming series, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.

The series co-stars Ricky Martin as Versace's partner Antonio D'Amico, Penélope Cruz as his sister Donatella Versace, and Edgar Ramirez as the assassinated designer himself.

Versace is set to feature several Broadway artists. In addition to Criss and Martin, who have appeared on Broadway in revivals of How to Succeed and Evita respectively, the series is headed by executive producer Ryan Murphy, who will bring a production of The Boys in the Band to Broadway this spring.

Read more about the upcoming all-star Broadway production of The Boys in the Band here.

Versace will be the second season for American Crime Story, whose first season focused on the O.J. Simpson murder trial. Versace is written by Tom Rob Smith from the book by Maureen Orth, and executive producers include Murphy, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, and Brad Falchuk.

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