Actress Connie Britton attends An Evening With The Women Of "American Horror Story" in Hollywood, Calif. on March 17, 2015.
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March 23, 2015 4:01 PM EDT

Nashville star Connie Britton will reteam with American Horror Story creator Ryan Murphy on FX’s highly anticipated event series, American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson. The mini-series will follow the trial of Simpson with Britton playing Faye Resnick, a close friend of the athlete’s ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson. Britton joins a starry cast that includes John Travolta, Sarah Paulson, Cuba Gooding, Jr., David Schwimmer, and Courtney B. Vance.

Murphy made the announcement via Twitter.

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