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Edgar Ramirez attends the premiere of FX’s ‘The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story’ at ArcLight Hollywood on January 8, 2018 in Hollywood, California.


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Edgar Ramirez is seen outside ‘Good Morning America’ on January 16, 2018 in New York City.


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Edgar Ramirez attends the Build Series to discuss ‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story’ at Build Studio on January 16, 2018 in New York City.


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Edgar Ramírez barely recognized himself in recent roles!

The Venezuelan actor transformed himself into an elf working as a government agent in David Ayer’s contemporary fantasy thriller “Bright,” which opened in theaters and on Netflx on Friday. He also plays fashion icon Gianni Versace in the Ryan Murphy-produced limited series “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story,” which premieres on FX in January.


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Over the course of his career, the 40-year-old Ramirez has played everything from a Greek god to legendary boxer Roberto Durán, but these two roles required something else entirely.

For “Bright,” which costars Will Smith, Ramirez asked the Italian sartorial house Kiton to craft his character Kandomere’s suits, while makeup artists gave him prosthetic ears, special teeth and a wig that was purposefully stranded together to look intentionally unnatural. Portraying Versace was actually more intense. Ramírez wore not only prosthetics but also a wig cap that made him nervous.

Ramirez recalls, “The first day, I told Ryan, ‘I’m ready to take this off and shave my head and put the wig on my shaved head.’ He said, ‘Edgar, trust me. You don’t need to do it. It looks great already.’ I had a little freaking out moment with the prosthetic, but I think that every actor using it for the first time can relate.”

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‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story’ Sets FX Premiere Date

“The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” has an official premiere date on FX, the network announced Wednesday.

The second season of Ryan Murphy’s critically-acclaimed anthology series will premiere on FX on Wednesday, Jan. 17, at 10 p.m. ET/PT. It will explore the murder of fashion designer Gianni Versace, who was killed on the steps of his home in Miami Beach by serial murderer Andrew Cunanan, who killed five other people that year. He committed suicide on a house boat eight days after killing Versace.

Edgar Ramirez will play Gianni Versace, “Glee” alum Darren Criss will portray Cunanan, Penelope Cruz is Donatella Versace, and Ricky Martin will play Gianni’s partner, Antonio D’Amico.

Read more at Variety.

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Summer TCA Tour 2017

Ricky Martin, Darren Criss, Edgar Ramirez, Writer/Executive Producer Tom Rob Smith, Executive Producer Brad Simpson, and Creator/Executive Producer Ryan Murphy of ‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story’ speak onstage during the FX portion of the 2017 Summer Television Critics Association Press Tour at Fox Studios on August 9, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.


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