Betty Gilpin to play Ann Coulter in FX's 'Impeachment: American Crime Story'

Los Angeles, Jan 24 (PTI) 'GLOW' star Betty Gilpin has been cast as conservative media pundit Ann Coulter in Ryan Murphy's 'Impeachment: American Crime Story'.

The new season of the award-winning FX series will focus on the Bill Clinton-Monica Lewinsky scandal.

It will chronicle the stories of women -- Lewinsky, Paula Jones and Linda Tripp -- who played an important role in the impeachment of Clinton as the US president in the late 1990s.

Gilpin, 33, joins the limited series that will see Beanie Feldstein playing Monica Lewinsky with Clive Owen as Clinton, Sarah Paulson as Linda Tripp, Margo Martindale as Lucianne Goldberg, Annaleigh Ashford as Paula Jones and Billy Eichner as Matt Drudge.

The third season is based on Jeffrey Toobin's bestselling book 'A Vast Conspiracy: The Real Story of the Sex Scandal That Nearly Brought Down a President'.

Lewinsky is attached as a producer.

Sarah Burgess has penned the season, with Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Brad Falchuk, Larry Karaszewski, Scott Alexander, Alexis Martin Woodall and Paulson executive producing.

Feldstein, Henrietta Conrad and Jemima Khan are also producing.

Filming on the show, from Fox 21 Television Studios/FX Production, is set to begin in March. The new season will air on September 27, 2020 in the US. PTI RB RB