Matthew Broderick Cast in KATRINA: AMERICAN CRIME STORY
BY The Screen Spy Team
Published 5 years ago
Matthew Broderick has been cast in Katrina: American Crime Story, the second installment of the award-winning limited series from Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson.
Broderick will portray Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director Michael D. Brown, who was in charge of the federal disaster response to Hurricane Katrina.
Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson serve as Executive Producers on Katrina: American Crime Story, which is produced by Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions.
The first installment, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, was nominated for 22 Emmy® Awards and won nine, including Outstanding Limited Series. The People v. O.J. Simpson also won two Golden Globe® Awards, including Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made For Television; four Critics’ Choice Awards, including Best Movie Made for Television or Limited Series; the WGA Award for Best Adapted Long Form; and was named an AFI Television Program of the Year.
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story was the most critically acclaimed program of 2016 and was both cable’s most-watched new scripted series of the year in all key demos and FX’s most-watched series ever with 13.2 million viewers on average per episode across all linear and digital platforms.
Two-time Tony Award® winning stage actor and instantly recognizable film presence, Matthew Broderick, was last seen on screen in Rules Don’t Apply directed and starring Warren Beatty, as well as Manchester By The Sea directed by Kenneth Lonergan. He will next be seen in Look Away alongside Chloe Sevigny and Aidan Turner.