‘American Sports Story’ Cast, Release Date and Everything Else to Know – Hollywood Life
First American Horror Storythen American crime storyand now we get American sports history. Ryan Murphy is taking on the world of sports with his new series. The first season of American sports history it revolves around the rise and fall of an NFL player Aaron Hernandez.
American sports history it was first announced back in 2021, along with An American love story. With the SAG-AFTRA strike now over, American sports history getting back on track. From the main roles of the show to what we know about the premiere date, get the latest updates about it American sports history.
‘American Sports Story’ premiere date
American sports history it doesn’t have a premiere date yet. The SAG-AFTRA strike recently ended after more than 100 days, putting most TV and film projects on hold for most of the summer.
Production on American sports history started earlier this year, and it is unclear how much filming was done before the double Hollywood strikes began. American sports history it is likely to make its debut in late 2024.
What will ‘American Sports Story’ be about?
The first season of American sports history will punish Aaron Hernandez rise and fall. The season is based on the Boston Globe and the Wondery podcast Gladiator: Aaron Hernandez and Football Inc. Aaron rose to fame in sports as a tight end at the University of Florida and eventually the New England Patriots.
Off the field, Aaron found himself in serious legal trouble. He was convicted of first-degree murder in 2015 and sentenced to life in prison for the killing Odin Lloyd. He was also charged with a 2012 double murder Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado, but he got it free. Just days after being acquitted of the double murder, Aaron killed himself. He died by suicide in prison at the age of 27.
Who is playing Aaron Hernandez?
Josh Andres Rivera Aaron Hernandez will play there American sports history. His casting was announced by IndieWire in November 2023. Josh was cast earlier this year, but has not been confirmed until now.
Josh is famous for playing Chino inside Steven Spielberg The Story of the West remake in 2021. His latest role is Sejanus Plinth in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Birds & Snakeswhich will be released in theaters on November 17 Tom Blyth and Rachel Zegler. Rachel and Josh have been dating after meeting on the set of The Story of the West.
Josh got the part of Aaron Hernandez while filming Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes. Nina Jacobsonwho did all of the Hunger Games films, one of the executive producers of American sports history.
“I wanted Ryan [Murphy] to process discovery. So I was just, ‘Yes, this guy is good. Look up.’ And we’re just throwing it into the mix. And he stole the part, just like he did Leaves“, said Nina IndieWire. “Especially watching him on set, he’s an established, likable, natural and strong presence, prepared in advance. I was delighted when they brought in a bunch of people, and let Josh rise to the top, which I knew he would do. And we took it all away. He was trained to be big and muscular; he liked to lift weights.”
‘American Sports Story’ Cast
Josh will be with him Patrick Schwarzeneggerwho plays the former quarterback Tim Tebow. Aaron and Tim became friends after playing together at the University of Florida. Once the SAG-AFTRA strike was over, Peter announced his exciting news American sports history profession
“Also… I’m playing Tim Tebow!! IM PUMPED,” his Instagram caption began. “This story is so wild. Aaron Hernandez had a wild life and career. I’m a big football fan and I only knew a little bit of the whole story…it’s crazy!”
He continued, “It was an honor to be a part of this and to play such a great character. I can’t wait to bring this story to life. @joshandresrivera is a beast and he crushes it like Aaron. I can’t wait for you to see it. Thank you @ryanmurphyproductions for believing in me and giving me this opportunity. Means a lot!”
Lindsay Mendez also joined the team of American sports history as Tanya Singleton, according to Date. Tanya was Aaron’s cousin and “best friend who becomes his de-facto mother”. Lindsay is a Tony winner, having won for her performance in Carousel.
Lindsay also shared how excited she was to be a part of the American sports history casting “So happy and proud to join this amazing team and tell this story,” she wrote on Instagram. “It’s been a busy season for my family and I, and I’m so grateful for their love and support. It was an honor and a privilege to be a working actor, with @sagaftra and @actorsequity.”