Ryan Murphy's The People vs. O.J. Simpson may have just come to a close, but ESPN's almost eight-hour documentary, O.J.: Made in America, is still looming on the horizon. The first trailer for the documentary is out now, via The Hollywood Reporter.
Out in June
The documentary premiered at Sundance earlier this year, and drew near unanimous praise from critics. In his review, The Verge's Chris Plante wrote, "Made in America exemplifies what a crucial tool documentary filmmaking can be, helping us contextualize some of our most told and retold stories not as individual events, but as the products of an endlessly complicated history."
Made in America doesn't just focus on the O.J. Simpson trial, but contextualizes it against O.J.'s entire life, and examines what the trial meant for a country with a love of performative athleticism and a history of deep-rooted racism.
The documentary is set to air in June on ABC and ESPN.