American Crime Story, Sarah Paulson, Marcia Clark

FX, AP Photo/Lois Bernstein

Sure, anyone can slap on a curly wig for a Marcia Clark Halloween costume and call it a day. But if you are painstakingly recreating her exact makeup, hair, wardrobe, demeanor, cadence, walk, talk, voice and lip quiver for a highly scrutinized televised miniseries? 

Well, that takes some serious work, people.

Such was the task at hand of course for Sarah Paulson, who plays the O.J. trial prosecutor in The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, which premieres tonight at 10 p.m. on FX. 

The entire cast—including John TravoltaCuba Gooding Jr. David SchwimmerConnie Britton, Selma Blair and Sterling K. Brown—went to great lengths to embody their 1995 characters, both physically and emotionally. And you know we need to talk about that hair...


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