Darren Criss Set To Play Andrew Cunanan In 'American Crime Story: Versace'

Here's some exciting casting news! Glee star Darren Criss has been slated for the extremely high profile role of Andrew Cunanan in American Crime Story: Versace!

TVLine reports:

The Glee alum — who was recently cast as the Big Bad Music Meister in The CW’s two-part Supergirl/The Flash musical event — has signed on to star in FX’s forthcoming Versace-themed edition of American Crime Story as serial killer Andrew Cunanan.

Additionally, Venezuelan actor Edgar Ramirez (Point Break, Carlos) has been tapped to play Gianni Versace.

As previously reported, the 10-episode third season of Ryan Murphy’s Emmy-winning anthology will center on the July 1997 assassination of the legendary designer on the steps of his Miami Beach mansion by Cunanan. One week later, Cunanan would take his own life. The season will be based on the book Vulgar Favors by Vanity Fair writer Maureen Orth.

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