Mac Quayle has signed on to score the upcoming FX original limited series American Crime Story. The first season of the show, entitled The People v. O.J. Simpson, is based on the book The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson by Jeffrey Toobin and follows the O.J. Simpson trial told from the perspective of the lawyers. The drama’s cast includes Cuba Gooding Jr. as O.J. Simpson, John Travolta, David Schwimmer, Courtney B. Vance as defense attorneys Robert Shapiro, Robert Kardashian as Johnnie Cochran, Sarah Paulson as prosecutor Marcia Clark and Bruce Greenwood as Los Angeles County District Attorney Gil Garcetti. Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski (Ed Wood, Big Eyes, The People v. Larry Flynt) have written the scripts. Ryan Murphy (Nip/Tuck, Glee) has directed the first episode and is also executive producing the Fox 21 Television Studios production with Alexander & Karaszweski, Nina Jacobson (The Hunger Games), Brad Simpson (Diary of a Wimpy Kid) and Brad Falchuk (Glee, American Horror Story). American Crime Story is set to premiere in February 2016 on FX. For updates on the series, visit the official show website.
Quayle is also currently scoring the Ryan Murphy-produced series Scream Queens, which currently airs Tuesday nights on Fox, as well as FX’s American Horror Story: Hotel, which just premiered this past Wednesday. The composer is also expected to return for the second season of USA’s Mr. Robot, which is set to premiere in 2016.