Connie Britton Joins Ryan Murphy’s ‘9-1-1’ Drama Series | TV News
Ryan Murphy‘s attraction to casting actors he’s already collaborated with continues, this time involving Connie Britton. Britton is set to join Murphy’s Fox drama 9-1-1, which already has Angela Bassett attached, another example of Murphy relying on American Horror Story alumni.
9-1-1 is an emergency responder themed drama, following the intense situations that police, paramedics, and firefighters find themselves in everyday. It’s yet another project from Ryan Murphy and Brian Falchuk, the creators/writers/producers of Glee, Scream Queens, and Nip/Tuck.
Connie Britton first collaborated with Murphy on American Horror Story: Murder House, playing Vivien Harmon. She then reunited on The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story, leading up to an upcoming third collaboratino on 9-1-1.
The 13-episode first season will premiere some time in the 2017-18 season.
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