people v oj

*You can bet that a number of cast members from FX’s “The People v. O.J. Simpson” will earn Emmy nods later this year. The only question is – who will the network promote in which category?

Well that has now been clarified.

Cuba Gooding Jr., in the title role of O.J. Simpson, and Courtney B. Vance, as defense attorney Johnnie Cochran, are being pushed for best actor in a limited series, while Sarah Paulson, for her portrayal of prosecutor Marcia Clark, is being pushed for best actress in a limited series, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter.

The other actors and actresses in the cast will be promoted in their respective supporting categories.

Contenders include John Travolta (Robert Shapiro), Sterling K. Brown (Christopher Darden), David Schwimmer (Robert Kardashian), Nathan Lane (F. Lee Bailey), Evan Handler (Alan Dershowitz), Rob Morrow (Barry Scheck), Robert Morse (Dominick Dunne), Steven Pasquale (Detective Mark Fuhrman), Kenneth Choi (Judge Lance Ito) and Bruce Greenwood (Gil Garcetti).