There is nothing more eye-opening and intriguing than watching a real-life crime story. If you’re obsessed with crime stories that are based on true incidents then this show might be just for you.
In the American Crime Story series, each season is heavily inspired by true events. The first season was based on The Run of His Life: The People v. O. J. Simpson by Jeffrey Toobin, the second season was based on Vulgar Favors: Andrew Cunanan, Gianni Versace, and the Largest Failed Manhunt in U.S. History by Maureen Orth, the third season was adapted from A Vast Conspiracy: The Real Story of the Sex Scandal That Nearly Brought Down a President by Jeffrey Toobin.
The popular American Crime Story was first aired on the FX network in the US on February 2nd, 2016. The series has so far successfully launched a total of three seasons with the fourth season set to air sometime this year. Even though the fifth season is still far away now, the fans can’t help but be curious about whether or not the series has more installments planned in the coming days. Let’s find out below, shall we?
Is American Crime Story Renewed For Season 5?
The series has yet to be renewed for a fifth season. However, fans need not panic as there’s still a fourth season coming our way. Though we do not have the exact details about season four’s release date, it is expected to arrive this year. While we wait for the fourth season, we also look forward to any sort of official update about the fifth season.
American Crime Story Season 5 Release Date: When is it?
Because the 5th season of American Crime Story is not renewed, there is no specific air date scheduled. The first season was launched on February 2, 2016. The second season landed on January 17, 2018. The third season was released on September 7, 2021.
Nevertheless, season four is due to release somewhere in the mid or late of this year so fans can expect to see season five in 2024 at the earliest.
The Cast of American Crime Story Season 5
As we already know, each season of American Crime Story introduces new faces and hence, there are no permanent cast members attached. So as usual, fans are expected to see new actors portraying their appointed roles.
In season 1: The People v. O. J. Simpson, the cast featured are Sterling K. Brown as Christopher Darden, Kenneth Choi as Lance Ito, Christian Clemenson as Bill Hodgman, Bruce Greenwood as Gil Garcetti, Nathan Lane as F. Lee Bailey, Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark, David Schwimmer as Robert Kardashian, John Travolta as Robert Shapiro, and Courtney B. Vance as Johnnie Cochran.
In season 2: The Assassination of Gianni Versace, the actors featured are Ricky Martin as Antonio D’Amico and Penélope Cruz as Donatella Versace.
In season 3:Impeachment: American Crime Story, the cast featured are Sarah Paulson as Linda Tripp, Beanie Feldstein as Monica Lewinsky, Annaleigh Ashford as Paula Jones, Margo Martindale as Lucianne Goldberg, Edie Falco as Hillary Clinton, and Clive Owen as President Bill Clinton.
So in the fourth and fifth seasons, new actors will be introduced.
What to Expect from Season 5 of American Crime Story?
Plot details are not revealed but it is expected that American Crime Story season 5 will cover some of the most atrocious crime stories based on real events just like the previous seasons.