Selma Blair will play the TV reality star and Kardashian matriarch Kris Jenner in FX's American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson. The show retells the trial from the perspective of the lawyers, detailing the behind-the-scenes dealings and how the jury arrived at 'reasonable doubt'.

Selma BlairSelma Blair will play Kardashian matriach Kris Jenner in American Crime Story

Kris Jenner is the ex-wife of Simpson's attorney Robert Kardashian. The couple had four children: Kourtney, Kim, Khloe and Rob. However, the couple divorced and Kris married the Olympian Bruce Jenner. Robert Kardashian died of cancer in 2003.

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Written by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski, American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson is the latest in Ryan Murphy's FX anthology series. The Glee man will also executive produce with Brad Falchuk, Nina Jacobson & Brad Simpson, Alexander and Karaszewski.

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Blair has an impressive credits list though is perhaps best known for Hellboy and Hellboy II: The Golden Army, as well as Legally Blonde and Cruel Intentions. Her schedule looks fairly open to begin filming American Crime Story having recently wrapped Sex, Death and Bowling, a comedy-drama about two brothers who come together after years apart when one is diagnosed with terminal cancer.

She will also star opposite Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong in 'Geezer', a comedy about an aging punk rocker who attempts to cope with life after the career he loved. 

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