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How Edgar Ramirez transformed himself into Gianni Versace for the next ‘American Crime Story’

Edgar Ramirez as Gianni Versace for FX’s latest installment of “American Crime Story”.Jeff Daly/FX

A few months before fashion designer Gianni Versace was murdered on the steps of his Miami Beach villa by serial killer Andrew Cunanan, then-20-year-old Edgar Ramirez visited his parents in the sun-kissed party city. “If you walked on Ocean Drive, you could feel the vitality and the energy,” the Venezuelan actor tells Alexa of those freewheeling days in 1997. “It was exhilarating, it was exuberant.”

Ramirez, now 40, is revisiting that glamorous — and tragic — time. The actor plays the legendary Italian couturier on FX’s 10-episode “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story,” premiering on Jan. 17.

It’s a departure for the square-jawed screen star, who has become a Hollywood go-to for variations on masculine archetypes: a deadbeat ex-husband opposite Jennifer

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How Edgar Ramirez transformed himself into Gianni Versace

Edgar Ramirez as Gianni Versace for FX’s latest installment of “American Crime Story”.Jeff Daly/FX

A few months before fashion designer Gianni Versace was murdered on the steps of his Miami Beach villa by serial killer Andrew Cunanan, then-20-year-old Edgar Ramirez visited his parents in the sun-kissed party city. “If you walked on Ocean Drive, you could feel the vitality and the energy,” the Venezuelan actor tells Alexa of those freewheeling days in 1997. “It was exhilarating, it was exuberant.”

Ramirez, now 40, is revisiting that glamorous — and tragic — time. The actor plays the legendary Italian couturier on FX’s 10-episode “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story,” premiering on Jan. 17.

It’s a departure for the square-jawed screen star, who has become a Hollywood go-to for variations on masculine archetypes: a deadbeat ex-husband opposite Jennifer

Read more at: https://nypost.com/2017/12/06/how-edgar-ramirez-transformed-himself-into-gianni-versace-for-the-next-american-crime-story/

‘American Crime Story: Versace’ trailer: Edgar Ramirez falls victim to Darren Criss [WATCH]

FX just released a teaser trailer for “Versace,” the upcoming second installment of the Emmy-winning anthology series “American Crime Story.” This sophomore edition, which begins on Jan. 17, details the murder of famed fashion designer Gianni Versace.

Edgar Ramirez portrays Versace while Grammy winner Ricky Martin is Antonio D’Amico, his longtime partner. Versace fell victim to serial killer Andrew Cunanan (Darren Criss) in 1997. Oscar winner Penelope Cruz is also featured as Gianni’s sister Donatella Versace.

Versace was shot outside of his Miami Beach mansion on July 15, 1997. In all, Cunanan is known to have killed five people over the course of a three-month period; the 27-year-old then committed suicide eight days after Versace’s murder. The limited series is based on Maureen Orth‘s book “Vulgar Favors: Andrew Cunanan, Gianni Versace, and the Largest Failed Manhunt in U.S. History.”

“The People v. O.J. Simpson,” the first edition of the popular franchise from producers from Ryan Murphy,

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‘American Crime Story: Versace’ trailer: Edgar Ramirez, Darren Criss …

FX just released a teaser trailer for “Versace,” the upcoming second installment of the Emmy-winning anthology series “American Crime Story.” This sophomore edition, which begins on Jan. 17, details the murder of famed fashion designer Gianni Versace.

Edgar Ramirez portrays Versace while Grammy winner Ricky Martin is Antonio D’Amico, his longtime partner. Versace fell victim to serial killer Andrew Cunanan (Darren Criss) in 1997. Oscar winner Penelope Cruz is also featured as Gianni’s sister Donatella Versace.

Versace was shot outside of his Miami Beach mansion on July 15, 1997. In all, Cunanan is known to have killed five people over the course of a three-month period; the 27-year-old then committed suicide eight days after Versace’s murder. The limited series is based on Maureen Orth‘s book “Vulgar Favors: Andrew Cunanan, Gianni Versace, and the Largest Failed Manhunt in U.S. History.”

“The People v. O.J. Simpson,” the first edition of the popular franchise from producers from Ryan Murphy,

Read more at: http://www.goldderby.com/article/2017/american-crime-story-versace-trailer-edgar-ramirez-darren-criss/

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Actor Edgar Ramirez plays a gored Gianni Versace as cameras roll on American Crime Story in LA

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Edgar Ramirez & Darren Criss Bring ‘American Crime Story’ to FX All-Star Upfront

Edgar Ramirez and Darren Criss buddy up on the red carpet for the FX Network 2017 All-Star Upfront on Thursday (April 6) at the SVA Theater in New York City.

The handsome actors were joined at the event by American Crime Story co-stars Sarah Paulson and Cuba Gooding Jr along with Fargo star Ewan McGregor.

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and Darren are both set to star in the upcoming third season of American Crime Story focusing on the murder of designer Gianni Versace.

Other FX stars spotted at the Upfront were Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Oona Chaplin, Aisha Taylor, Margo Martindale, Jessica Walter, Costa

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Edgar Ramirez Can’t Wait to Step Into Gianni Versace’s Clothes for American Crime Story

Edgar Ramírez has some designer shoes to fill. He’s been tapped to play the late fashion designer Gianni Versace in Ryan Murphy’s highly anticipated FX mini-series Versace: American Crime Story—the planned third installment of his acclaimed anthology.

The Venezuelan actor—he played Jennifer Lawrence’s husband in the drama Joy and most recently appeared with Matthew McConaughey in Gold—will star as the openly gay designer, who was tragically gunned down on the steps of his Miami Beach mansion in 1997 by serial killer Andrew Cunanan. The limited series chronicles the bizarre murder and the manhunt for Cunanan, who targeted gay men and was responsible for five murders.

“Versace’s life is an amazing story,” Ramírez told Vanity Fair at the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday. “It happened 20 years ago, but it’s still very relevant with the discrimination that is happening in the world today. Ryan is very keen and very sensitive at identifying

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