Edie Falco has been tapped to play Hillary Clinton in Impeachment: American Crime Story, Ryan Murphy’s upcoming FX restricted sequence in regards to the Invoice Clinton-Monica Lewinsky intercourse scandal, sources near the mission have confirmed to Deadline.
The third season of American Crime Story will likely be based mostly on Jeffrey Toobin’s ebook A Huge Conspiracy: The Actual Story of the Intercourse Scandal That Almost Introduced Down a President. Beanie Feldstein will star as Lewinsky, Clive Owen as Invoice Clinton, Annaleigh Ashford as Paula Jones and Billy Eichner as journalist Matt Drudge.
Michael Uppendahl is directing and government producing. Sarah Burgess is writing and can function EP with Uppendahl, Murphy, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Brad Falchuk, Larry Karaszewski, Scott Alexander, Alexis Martin Woodall, and Sarah Paulson. Lewinsky, Feldstein, Henrietta Conrad and Jemima Khan are producing.
Falco is finest identified for her roles on The Sopranos and Nurse Jackie, each of which earned her Emmy wins. She most not too long ago starred in CBS’ police drama Tommy. She additionally was a co-executive producer on the sequence.