It was the biggest sex scandal of the nineties and now the Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky saga will be played out in an unmissable TV series.
Impeachment: American Crime Story well tell the story of the affair between the intern and the then US President and the impeachment proceedings that followed.
Lewinsky is among the producers working on the show and will be played by US actress Beanie Feldstein, sister of Jonah Hill.
Also in the cast is Sarah Paulson as Linda Tripp, who secretly recorded phone calls the then 22-year-old made about the affair.
Broadway star Annaleigh Ashford plays the state employee who accused Bill Clinton of sexual harassment, resulting in a chain of events that led to his impeachment.
More castings are expected to be announced, including for the roles Clinton and his wife Hillary Rodham Clinton.
The new season is the third instalment in the American Crime Story series, following The People Vs O.J. Simpson and The Assassination of Gianni Versace.
FX chief John Landgraf has said that the series Impeachment will "explore the overlooked dimensions of the women who found themselves caught up in the scandal and political war that cast a long shadow over the Clinton Presidency."
American Crime Story: Impeachment will premiere on September 27, 2020, on FX in the US, but a UK date is yet to be announced.
Lewinsky herself will serve as an executive producer on the series after encouragement from series creator Ryan Murphy, who said he wouldn't tell her story without her involvement.
Shewrote to Vanity Fair : "I was hesitant, and truthfully more than a little scared to sign on. But after a lengthy dinner meeting with Ryan, I came to understand even more clearly how dedicated he is to giving a voice to the marginalized in all of his brilliant work. I’m privileged to work with him and the other talented people on the team, and I’m privileged to have this opportunity.
"People have been co-opting and telling my part in this story for decades. In fact, it wasn't until the past few years that I've been able to fully reclaim my narrative; almost 20 years later.
"But I'm so grateful for the growth we've made as a society that allows people like me who have been historically silenced to finally reintroduce my voice to the conversation. This isn't just a me problem. Powerful people, often men, take advantage of those subordinate to them in myriad ways all the time. Many people will see this as such a story and for that reason, this narrative is one that is, regretfully, evergreen."
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