The third season of American Crime Story is expected to go into production in early 2017, around the same time the anthology series' second season – focusing on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina – begins filming. The first season of American Crime Story – The People Vs. O.J. Simpson – won nine Primetime Emmys, including Outstanding Limited Series.
Gianni Versace was shot and killed outside his Miami Beach mansion in July 1997 by serial killer Andrew Cunanan, who committed suicide eight days later with the same gun. It's still unclear why Cunanan, who murdered at least five people over the span of a three-month-long killing spree, targeted Versace.
Gaga and Donatella Versace, who took over as head of design for the fashion empire following her brother's death, are close friends, with Gaga recording a "love letter" track titled "Donatella" for her 2013 album Artpop. Gaga also starred in Donatella Versace's Spring 2014 ad campaign. Gaga and Versace also walked the red carpet together at the Met Gala in May 2016.