Connie Britton, Debra Newell

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Connie Britton and that luxurious mane of hair are going true crime on us. Britton is executive producing and starring in Bravo's Dirty John, a TV miniseries adaptation of the hit podcast and series of Los Angeles Times articles about John Meehan (Eric Bana), a very real con artist and the woman in his crosshair, Debra Newell.

Rounding out the star-studded cast with Britton and Bana are Jean Smart, Julia Garner, Juno Temple and Kevin Zegers, all playing real-life people involved in the twisted, dangerous tale.

Below, see how Britton, Bana and Smart transformed for their roles, and take a walk down memory lane and see how some of your other favorite stars transformed for their killer true crime roles.

Joey King, The Act

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Patricia Arquette, The Act

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Dirty John, Eric Bana


Dirty John, Connie Britton

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Dirty John, Jean Smart

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Edie Falco, Leslie Abramson, Law and Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders, TV Transformations

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Killer TV Transformation, Al Pacino

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TV Transformations, Edgar Ramirez, Gianni Versace, American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni

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Penelope Cruz, American Crime Story

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Darren Criss, Andrew Cunanan, American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace

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TV Transformations, Addison Timlin, The Girl in the Box

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Killer TV Transformation, Gethin Anthony

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Amanda Knox, Hayden Panettiere, Murder on Trial in Italy, TV Transformations

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Cuba Gooding Jr., The People v. O.J. Simpson, American Crime Story, TV Transformations

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Taryn Manning, Cleveland Abduction, Michelle Knight, TV Transformations

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Sarah Paulson, Marcia Clark, The People v. O.J. Simpson, American Crime Story, TV Transformations

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TV Transformations, Zelda Williams, The Girl in the Box

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Drew Peterson: Untouchable, Rob Lowe, TV Transformations

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TV Transformations, John Travolta, Robert Shapiro, American Crime Story

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TV Transformations, Eric Dane, Tex Watson

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TV Transformations, Tania Raymonde, Jodi Arias

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TV Transformations, Rob Lowe, Ben Novak Jr.

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TV Transformations, Alyssa Milano, Amy Fisher

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TV Transformations, Christina Ricci, Lizzie Borden

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Dirty John premieres Sunday, Nov. 25 at 10 p.m. on Bravo.

(E! and Bravo are both part of the NBCUniversal family.)

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