A trailer dropped this morning for “The Homicide of Nicole Brown Simpson,” starring Mena Suvari because the ill-fated titular character.
However should you assume Simpson’s story, assume once more. This movie appears to counsel that O.J. Simpson — the athlete and estranged husband who was acquitted of her homicide in 1995 — is just not the alleged killer.
In a short time, the trailer shifts blame from O.J. to a person named Glen Rogers, a handyman Nicole employed to assist round her home.
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Additionally featured within the movie is “Orange Is the New Black” star Taryn Manning, who performs Nicole’s buddy Faye Resnick. Curiously, the movie means that Nicole and Resnick might have been entangled in a romantic relationship.
Additionally making an look within the trailer was Kris Jenner throughout her days as a Kardashian. Kris was an in depth buddy of Nicole’s, and is the ex-wife of Robert Kardashian, certainly one of O.J.’s legal professionals.
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The trailer ends with Nicole and her buddy Ron Goldman — who was additionally discovered useless at her house in ’94 — preventing for his or her lives.
No premiere date has been set as of but.
In 2012, an Investigation Discovery documentary titled “My Brother the Serial Killer,” was launched. It examines claims by Rogers’ brother, Clay, who relays his brother’s story of confessing to the murders whereas on dying row, in keeping with Individuals journal. (Rogers was a serial killer often known as the “Casanova Killer” convicted of killing two ladies.)
Goldman’s sister, Kim, slammed the controversial doc on the time.
In a press release, Kim stated she was “appalled on the degree of irresponsibility demonstrated by the community and the producers of this so-called documentary,” and that they have been by no means notified that the primary character had confessed to her brother’s dying.
Nicole’s sister additionally spoke out, dismissing the revelations within the documentary, claiming Rogers is just not as “well-known as he needs to be.”
Simpson, nevertheless, sang a distinct tune. “O.J. completely loves it,” a supply informed Fox Information in 2012. “He loves that the documentary is out and the concept persons are speaking about him however he’s not the one being blamed. Typical O.J. stuff.”
Additionally in 2012, the LAPD responded to Rogers’ declare.
“We’ve got no purpose to consider that Mr. Rogers was concerned,” Cmdr. Andrew Smith stated. “Nonetheless, within the curiosity of being thorough on this case, our theft murder detectives will examine his claims.”
Though Simpson in the end was not convicted of killing Nicole and Goldman, he was ordered to pay a $33.5 million civil judgment to their households.
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Simpson would ultimately spend 9 years in jail after being discovered responsible of the armed theft of sports activities memorabilia from a hotel-casino in Las Vegas. He was launched on parole in 2017.