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Videos: John Travolta Is Really Creepy Looking In That O.J. Simpson Miniseries

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Even though the forthcoming American Crime Story is based on the real-life story of the Trial of the Century, its creators can't help but inject some of that American Horror Story creepiness. I guess it's not that hard when John Travolta is one of your lead actors!

In the above clip, we see Travolta as Robert Shapiro, one of the stars of O.J. Simpson's defense team, talking to O.J. (played by Cuba Gooding, Jr.). It seems like the makeup team went a little overzealous in trying to look as accurate as possible and wound up with a result that's... well, you can see for yourself.

Compare that with Robert Shapiro, IRL:

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The rest of the cast is rounded out with David Schwimmer as Robert Kardashian (oh man), AHS vet Sarah Paulson as Marcia Clark, Courtney B. Vance as Johnnie Cochran, and Selma Blair as Kris Jenner.

Check out other clips from American Crime Story, including this cool crane shot intro to O.J.'s Brentwood estate:

And here's O.J. getting strapped into a polygraph:

American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson will air on FX this February.