Cape Town – The cast of The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story strike a pose on the cover of Entertainment Weekly.
Earlier this month it was announced that the Versace story will officially been the second season of the anthology instead of the planned American Crime Story: Katrina.
The series which is expected to air early in 2018 will explore the murder of fashion designer Gianni Versace who was will shot on the steps of his mansion in Miami in 1997.
Edgar Ramirez will play Versace and Ricky Martin will star as his long-time partner Antonio D'Amico.
Penelope Cruz will play Donatella Versace and Glee alum Darren Chris will play serial killer Andrew Cunanan.
In exclusive photos the cast are seen for the first time in character.
See the pics here:
It’s time to enter the world of Versace. ? Our exclusive first look at ‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story’ starring @penelopecruzoficial, @edgarramirez25, @darrencriss and @ricky_martin has arrived! ?? Click the link in our bio for your exclusive first look, and don’t forget to pick up an issue on newsstands starting June 23. #ACSVersace ??: @AlexeiHay for EW
Step inside the Versace mansion. ???? @americancrimestoryfx is taking a fresh look at a shocking murder in its upcoming installment, ‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace.’ ?? Swipe through to see exclusive new photos, and click the link in our bio for more! #ACSVersace #ACSFX #AmericanCrimeStory ??: @AlexeiHay for EW
The film was shot on location at the Versace mansion.
In an interview with Entertainment Weekly Penelope said it moving and disturbing and that they felt a very powerful energy in the house.
Watch the cast talk more about the show here: