Dennis Quaid Will Be George W. Bush for 'Katrina: American Crime Story'

Posted May 18, 2017

Actor Dennis Quaid is the latest high-profile name to join the cast of Katrina: American Crime Story, producer Ryan Murphy's limited series examining the days after Hurricane Katrina and the federal floods. Brown is played by Matthew Broderick in the limited series.

For the show's second season, Murphy made a decision to widen its scope from the trial of a single man to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, which caused widespread destruction along the Gulf Coast. Bush was President during the disaster and was widely criticized for the government's response.

The last American Crime Story installment was based on the OJ Simpson trial.

Created by American Horror Story Ryan Murphy, American Crime Story is an anthology series filled with twists, turns, and plenty of hard-hitting truths. Courtney B. Vance, Sarah Paulson and Cuba Gooding Jr., all of whom appeared in People v.

Meanwhile, Bush has been played on the big and small screen by Josh Brolin in W and Will Ferrell on sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live and in 2009 stage show Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W Bush. Within six months of airing Katrina, FX will debut a third season of American Crime Story that centers around the 1997 murder of Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace. He once played Bill Clinton in the HBO film, The Special Relationship.

He said he considers Katrina "a crime against a lot of people who didn't have a strong voice, and we're going to treat it as a crime".