Clive Owen will play the role of US President Bill Clinton in the third season of American Crime Story: Impeachment , Deadline reports Friday.
American Crime Story: Impeachment tells the story of President Bill Clinton, against whom a removal procedure was started after he lied about his affair with trainee Monica Lewinsky.
In addition to Clive Owen, Sarah Paulson will be seen as Linda Tripp, the official who secretly recorded telephone calls from Lewinsky. Beanie Feldstein ( Lady Bird , Booksmart ) takes on the role of Lewinsky.
Sarah Paulson played earlier in the first season of the series, American Crime Story: The People v. OJSimpson . It is not yet known who will play the role of Hilary Clinton.
The third season of American Crime Story is based on the book A Vast Conspiracy: The Real Story of the Sex Scandal That Nearly Brought Down a President , written by lawyer and journalist Jeffrey Toobin. Toobin also wrote the book on which the first season of the series is based, The Run of His Life: The People v. OJ Simpson , about the lawsuit against American footballer OJSimpson.