Cobie Smulders to Play Ann Coulter in American Crime Story

Ann Coulter and Cobie Smulders.
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Ann Coulter will now be performed by Cobie Smulders in Impeachment: American Crime Story. The How I Met Your Mom and Marvel alum replaces Betty Gilpin within the position due to coronavirus-related scheduling conflicts, per Selection. That pesky ’rona, amirite? Gilpin advised Jimmy Kimmel she spent a 12 months “listening to Ann Coulter audiobooks” to good her impression of the conservative pundit, one thing we’ll simply have to attend for her to go on SNL to see. The trailer for Ryan Murphy’s newest take a look at actual American scandals gave the primary glimpse of the brand new season, which follows Invoice Clinton’s impeachment trial within the wake of his affair with then-White Home intern Monica Lewinsky.

Based mostly on former New Yorker author Jeffrey Toobin’s e-book A Huge Conspiracy: The Actual Story of the Intercourse Scandal That Almost Introduced Down a President, Clive Owen stars as Clinton alongside Edie Falco as Hillary Rodham Clinton, Beanie Feldstein as Monica Lewinsky, Tony winner Annaleigh Ashford as Paula Jones, and Sarah Paulson as Linda Tripp. Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Brad Falchuk, Larry Karaszewski, Scott Alexander, Alexis Martin Woodall, Hannah Fidell, Sarah Paulson, and Sarah Burgess govt produce together with the actual Lewinsky herself. American Crime Story has beforehand tackled the assassination of Gianni Versace (to not be confused with the hit Woman Gaga will put out in Home of Gucci) and the O.J. Simpson trial. Impeachment premieres September 7 on FX.

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