Matthew Broderick to Star in Ryan Murphy’s ‘Katrina: American Crime Story’

Matthew Broderick is streamer to New Orleans.

The two-time Tony leader has been tapped to star in Katrina, the second deteriorate of Ryan Murphy’s American Crime Story anthology, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Broderick will star as Federal Emergency Management Agency executive Michael D. Brown, who was in assign of a sovereign disaster response to Hurricane Katrina. Broderick joins four-time Oscar hopeful Annette Bening in a anthology from Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions. The second deteriorate will tackle Hurricane Katrina and a aftermath. Murphy repertory players Courtney B. Vance, Sarah Paulson and Cuba Gooding Jr. — all of whom starred in People v. O.J. Simpson — are approaching to lapse for Katrina.

Broderick’s underline credits embody Manchester by a Sea, The Producers, Election and Rules Don’t Apply. He will subsequent be seen in Look Away. On stage, Broderick is now in Wallace Shawn’s Evening during a Talk House at a Pershing Square Signature Center. On a tiny screen, Broderick’s TV credits embody Modern Family, 30 Rock and TNT’s prolongation of David Mamet’s A Life in a Theatre for that he scored an Emmy nomination.

Katrina will not entrance until 2018. It’s also not a only American Crime Story installment Murphy and associate executive producers Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson are readying. The authorization will tackle the 1997 murder of Gianni Versace, that stars Darren Criss and Edgar Ramirez (produced alongside Katrina) and the Monica Lewinsky scandal, during a third and fourth cycles, respectively.

“They’re going to have a prolonged hiatus, and afterwards we’re going to get behind on cycle,” FX Networks CEO John Landgraf recently pronounced of a delay. “It’s not a pale true-crime series. … We have unequivocally high ambitions for this franchise.”

Broderick is repped by CAA, Management 360 and Barry Tyerman. 

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