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American Crime Story depicts the murder of designer Gianni Versace

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15 July 1997: the Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace is for the door of his villa in Miami shot and killed by Andrew Cunanan. The murder is the starting point of American Crime Story: The Assassination or Gianni Versace, that from 10 June 2018, every Sunday at 20.50 to see in dubbelafleveringen in Q2. The hoofdcast consists of Édgar Ramírez (Gianni Versace), Darren Criss (Andrew Cunanan), Ricky Martin (Gianni’s friend Antonio D’amico) and Penélope Cruz (Gianni’s sister, Donatella Versace). The series is just like its predecessor, American Crime Story: The People vs. O. J. Simpson coined by topproducer Ryan Murphy (creator of o.a. American Horror Story and Glee). The story of the infamous trial of O. J. Simpson won nine emmys and two Golden Globes, and had in Q2 an average of 150.000 viewers and a market share of 10% (VVA 18-44).

Versace and Cunanan would each have to know in a chic club. Cunanan becomes obsessed by the world famous fashion designer and try with all kinds of lies up to get. With an impassive face, they create all sorts of stories, especially rich men to win. When one of his lovers confronts him with his lies and confronts you, knakt something and commits Cunanan his first murder. Victim is ex-marine, Jeff Trail. Afterwards, David Madson, property Lee Miglin and William Reese cannot escape from the clutches of this serial killer.

Two months after his last murder on 15 July 1997 the fashion world on its head: the world-renowned Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace is in front of his house in Miami was murdered with two bullets in the head. Later it becomes known that also here Cunanan is the culprit. There is a real manhunt on him fed, but a week later his body is found: suicide. Cunanans motives for the killings are never revealed. In the series are the personal ties of Cunanan and his victims and his motives are explored, and plays the homophobic climate in the 90s an important role. The soundtrack of the series is packed full of the hits of the 90’s, so will pass even Pump Up The Jam of the Belgian technoband Technotronic.

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