Ricky Martin joins the cast of the third season of „Versace: American Crime Story“ and plays the lover Gianni Versaces. For the singer, this is not the first collaboration with Ryan Murphy; He joined Glee in 2012.
After a unique collaboration for the musical series „Glee“ in 2012 the singer Ricky Martin and the television producer Ryan Murphy are together for a further cooperation. According to TVLine, Martin was able to land a secondary role in the third season of Murphy’s award-winning anthology series „American Crime Story“.
Apparently, the pop star will take over the figure of Antonio D’Amico. This is the long-term partner of the fashion designer Gianni Versace (Edgar Ramirez), the story of the third season.
The location and action time is Miami Beach in July 1997. There and then Versace died by the hand of the serial murderer Andrew Cunanan (Darren Criss). Ten episodes will cover the season. Premiere is scheduled to be held in 2018; Turnaround is already in this month. In addition to Martin, Ramirez („The Bourne Ultimatum“) and Criss („Glee“), Penelope Cruz („Frida“) is still a sister, Donatella. First Lady Gaga („American Horror Story“) was planned for this part. So you can see that Ryan Murphy gives singers the chance to try to be an actor.