OJ Simpson trial inspires US TV drama

Friday, 22 March 2013 - 8:24




The 1995 murder trial of former sports star turned convicted felon OJ Simpson is to be dramatised by the Fox network.

The series will recreate the arrest, trial and controversial acquittal of Simpson following the 1994 murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman.

The TV series will be based on Jeffrey Toobin's 1997 book The Run of His Life

Simpson is currently serving a 33-year jail term for kidnap and armed robbery.