The actress has finally been confirmed…
Earlier this year, it was announced that Lady Gaga will not play Donatella Versace in the third season of American Crime Story. And we have to admit, we were a little surprised.
The singer not only bears a striking resemblance to the fashion designer but the pair have struck up a great friendship over the years with Lady Gaga even dedicating a song from her album, ARTPOP, to Donatella back in 2013.
Lady Gaga will not play Donatella Versace despite rumours
So who will take on the role of Donatella in the upcoming series?
Yesterday, FX finally put rumours to rest as the television company confirmed that Penelope Cruz will star in the third instalment.
Penelope Cruz will play the sister of murdered Gianni Versace in the upcoming series
Set to air in 2018, American Crime Story will unpick the 1997 murder of Donatella’s brother Gianni Versace, who was shot on the steps of his Miami Beach home.
The designer will be played by Edgar Ramirez. The season is based on the 1999 book, ‘Vulgar Favors’ by Maureen Orth.
Tom Rob Smith, who wrote the BBC show London Spy, will work as a co-producer on the show.
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