Penélope Cruz has transformed into Donatella Versace, and is set to play the famous fashion powerblond in “american crime story.” On Monday, the Oscar winner was spotted donning a beautiful wig on the set of the miniseries in Florida, where the shooting is continued these days. In March, executive producer Ryan Murphy confirmed Cruz for the leading role in the FX series titled “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.” The story is inspired by Maureen Orth's novel "Vulgar Favors".

‘American Crime Story’ – the television series

“The Assassination of Gianni Versace” will air in 2018. “American Crime Story” is a famous crime anthology show developed by Larry Karaszewki and Scott Alexander.

Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson, and Brad Falchuk are serving as executive producers. It is a spin-off of the TV show American Horror Story, and debuted on FX in the US on February 2, 2016.

Just like the parent show, “American Crime Story” is presented in the form of self-contained miniseries, followed by the unrelated events. Sterling K. Brown, Cuba Gooding, Christian Clemenson, Kenneth Choi, Nathan Lane, Bruce Greenwood, Sarah Paulson, John Travolta, David Schwimmer, and Courtney Vance play the leading characters.

Chris Bauer, Selma Blair, Jordana Brewster, Connie Britton, Garrett Brown, Dale Godboldo, Jessica Blair Herman, Evan Handler, and Larry King play the supporting characters.

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Initially, the series was developed for Fox, but in 2014, it moved to the sibling cable network FX. In October 2015, the network released its first promotional trailer, showing a dog running through the street. The first season of “American Crime Story” received critical acclaim, with an approval rating of 94% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 79 reviews. On Metacritic, the season scored 96 out of 100 based on 30 critics.

Penélope Cruz in the show, and her acting career

Earlier this month, it was revealed that the Spanish Oscar winning actress will play Donatella Versace, and has completely transformed herself, thanks to the hair and makeup artist.

Born in 1974, she is one of the most successful and beautiful Hollywood actresses. She began her acting career at 16 from television series, “Jamon.” Her subsequent roles include “Open Your Eyes,” “The Hi-Lo Country,” “The Girl of Your Dreams,” “Woman on Top,” “Vanilla Sky,” “Blow,” “All the Pretty Horses,” and “Captain Corelli's Mandolin.”

The actress has appeared in dozens of movies in a range of genres, such as the comedy “Waking Up in Reno,” the winter film “Noel,” the action “Sahara,” and the thriller “Gothika.

She is widely admired for her performances in “Volver” and “Nine,” receiving nominations for Academy Award and Golden Globe.