Sarah Paulson, after winning an Emmy for her turn as Marcia Clark in American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson, will return to the anthology as Linda Tripp, while Booksmart's Beanie Feldstein will play Monica Lewinsky and Annaleigh Ashford will play Paula Jones. Lewinsky will also be a producer on the limited series, titled Impeachment: American Crime Story.
Production begins on the Fox 21 Television Studios/FX Production in February, with the season premiere set for Sunday, September 27, 2020. That date will be about a month out from the next U.S. Presidential election.
Sarah Burgess is writing Impeachment, and she'll also executive produce alongside returning ACS team Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Brad Falchuk, Larry Karaszewski, Scott Alexander, Alexis Martin Woodall and Sarah Paulson. Henrietta Conrad and Jemima Khan are also producing. The limited series is based on Jeffrey Toobin's bestselling book A Vast Conspiracy: The Real Story of the Sex Scandal That Nearly Brought Down a President. Toobin's 1997 book The Run of His Life: The People v. O. J. Simpson served as the source material for Season 1 of American Crime Story.