First trailer for ‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace’ is here (VIDEO)

LOS ANGELES, Nov 15 — FX has released the trailer for The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.

This is the first time that the world gets to see Penelope Cruz and Edgar Ramirez as Donatella and Gianni Versace respectively.

The eagerly anticipated follow-up to the award-winning, The People vs OJ Simpson, will explore the death of Versace at the hands of spree killer Andrew Cunanan, who also murdered four people before Versace, and committed suicide eight days after Versace’s death.

Edgar Ramirez as fashion designer Gianni Versace in the trailer for ‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.’ — Screengrab from YouTubeEdgar Ramirez as fashion designer Gianni Versace in the trailer for ‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.’ — Screengrab from YouTubeAnd just like The People vs OJ Simpson, season two of the anthology series from Ryan Murphy is adapted from the book by Maureen Orth.

Other key cast members include Darren Criss as Cunanan and Ricky Martin as Gianni Versace’s partner, Antonio D’Amico.

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story premieres on January 17 on FX.