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'The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story' Gets First Teaser Trailer - Watch Now!

The Assassination of Gianni Versace, the second installment of American Crime Story, just got its very first teaser trailer.

The first look at the upcoming FX series arrived immediately after the premiere of American Horror Story: Cult on Tuesday night (September 5).

The 20-second teaser focuses in on the front gates of the Miami Beach Versace mansion until gunshots echo out, causing doves to go flying into the air.

Executive producer Ryan Murphy directed the premiere episode of the series, which stars Edgar Ramirez, Darren Criss, Ricky Martin and Penelope Cruz.

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story airs in 2018.

Watch the teaser trailer below.

'American Crime Story: Katrina' Gets New Source Material, Sarah Paulson Will Star

We have some exciting news for American Crime Story fans!

American Crime Story: Katrina, the planned second season of Ryan Murphy‘s FX anthology series, is still happening, Deadline reports.

Just a couple weeks ago, director Anthony Hemingway let fans know that production was stalled on the new season, which was supposed to air at the beginning of 2018 followed by the third season.

Katrina will now get its source material from the book “Five Days At Memorial” by Pulitzer Prize-winner Sheri Fink.

“I’m confident it will air,” FX Networks CEO John Landgraf said. “[Ryan] Murphy has a great idea for a pivot [and] now it’s in really good shape.”

The project will focus on “the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina at Memorial Medical Center in New Orleans, and the decision by medical staff, led by Dr. Anna Pou, to euthanize critically ill patients after being trapped in the hospital for days without power.”

Sarah Paulson will star as Dr. Pou. No other cast members have been confirmed yet.

Katrina will begin production in the spring and premiere in 2019 as the third season in the ACS franchise, while The Assassination of Gianni Versace will now premiere as season two.

Darren Criss, Edgar Ramirez, & Ricky Martin Promote 'Versace' at Summer TCAs

Darren Criss joins his co-stars from The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story during the 2017 TCAs summer press tour on Wednesday (August 9) at the the Fox Studios in Los Angeles.

The 30-year-old actor was joined by Edgar Ramirez and Ricky Martin along with the show’s creator Ryan Murphy as they shared details of the upcoming show.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Darren Criss

During the panel, Ryan shared details on why the show will be make an impact on viewers.

“We’re trying to talk about a crime within a social idea,” Ryan said. “Versace, who was [Andrew Cunanan's] last victim, did not have to die. One of the reasons he was able to make his way across the country and pick off these victims, many of whom were gay, was because of homophobia at the time.”

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story premieres in January 2018.

10+ pictures inside of the stars on the panel…

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Gianni Versace's Partner Comments on Ricky Martin's Bloody Set Photos: It's 'Ridiculous'

Antonio D’Amico, Gianni Versace‘s partner for 15 years before he was shot outside of his home in Miami Beach, Florida in 1997, is speaking out about American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace.

“The picture of Ricky Martin holding the body in his arms is ridiculous. Maybe it’s the director’s poetic license, but that is not how I reacted,” Antonio told The Observer. Ricky is playing Antonio in the new show, and Gianni is being played by Edgar Ramirez.

“I felt as if my blood had turned to ice,” Antonio said of what really happened that tragic day. “The house had stained glass windows so we couldn’t see what had happened from inside, so we had to open the gate. I saw Gianni lying on the steps, with blood around him. At that point, everything went dark. I was pulled away, I didn’t see any more.”

Antonio said he would speak to Ricky about playing him.

“It’s getting to know the small things about a relationship,” he added. “For example, Gianni was so ordered and focused at work but in his private life everything was disorganized. He’d leave the bathroom in a mess. At a certain point I said ‘enough’! And when it came to cooking, he didn’t even know how to [boil] an egg.”

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Ryan Murphy's 'American Crime Story: Katrina' is Currently 'Stalled'

It’s beginning to sound like we may never get to see American Crime Story: Katrina, the planned second season of the Ryan Murphy anthology series.

The season was supposed to air in the beginning of 2018 followed by the third season, focusing on the murder of fashion designer Gianni Versace.

Despite several of the key roles being cast months ago with Dennis Quaid, Annette Bening, and Matthew Broderick all attached to star, the show has not yet begun production. The Versace season instead will air in the beginning of 2018 and it is expected that Katrina will air later the year.

Now, director Anthony Hemingway, who worked on the first season of the anthology series and was slated to work on Katrina, says he’s not sure what will happen.

“That just kind of got stalled,” he told THR. “We’re all standing by waiting to find out what’s happening.”

“Nothing has really been done. We haven’t started prep on it at all,” he added. When asked if there is a chance the season won’t happen he said, “Who knows. It’s all up to Ryan Murphy.”

Penelope Cruz & Edgar Ramirez Wear Coordinating Outfits on 'Versace' Set

Penelope Cruz and Edgar Ramirez share a hug on set of The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story on Tuesday (July 11) in Los Angeles.

The 43-year-old actress rocked her platinum, blonde wig and an embroidered outfit while her co-star showed off his dyed-gray hair while wearing a black and gold shirt.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Penelope Cruz

Last month, the cast of the new season of American Crime Story – including Penelope, Edgar, Darren Criss, and Ricky Martin – all posed in full costume for the first sneak peek of the upcoming season.

After getting their hair and makeup done earlier that day, Penelope took to Instagram to share a selfie with her on-screen brother.

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American Crime Story's 'Versace' Season to Air Before 'Katrina'

The Hurricane Katrina-themed season of American Crime Story was expected to be the anthology series’ next season, but FX has announced that the installment has been pushed to late 2018.

The Assassination of Gianni Versace, starring Edgar Ramirez, Darren Criss, and Penelope Cruz, will now be the second season of the series.

The Versace season will air in early 2018 and the Katrina season, starring Annette Bening, Sarah Paulson, Matthew Broderick, and more, will air later that year.

Ryan Murphy is executive producing both seasons. The People v. O.J. Simpson, the first part of the anthology series, picked up nine Emmy Awards last year.