The creator of the successful TV show American Horror Story, Ryan Murphy, has branched out the series with his much anticipated upcoming show American Crime Story, which is based on the OJ Simpson trial - one of the most watched televised events of our times.

Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr will play the controversial OJ, while the cast also includes former Friends star David Schwimmer as Robert Kardashian (Kim K's dad), who was one of Simpson's legal advisors and a central character in the trial and preceding murder investigation. While John Travolta looks fairly unrecognisable as defense attorney Robert Shapiro.

The series won't debut until early 2016, but Entertainment Weekly has gained access to some exclusive images of the cast, which you can see below;

Cuba Gooding Jr as OJ Simpson

John Travolta as Robert Shapiro.

David Schwimmer as Robert Kardashian

Sarah Paulson as head prosecutor Marcia Clark

Courtney B. Vance as the infamous Johnnie Cochran

Billy Magnussen as witness Kato Kaelin