After a dozen years, that footage originally meant to accompany release of Simpson’s book “If I Did It,” is set to air Sunday night on Fox.
In it, the former USC and NFL star talks about the murders of Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown-Simpson — which he was found not guilty of in the 1995 criminal trial but found financially liable for in civil proceedings.
“‘The Lost Confession’ offers a rare glimpse into the mind of an accused murderer, and it’s deeply unsettling to process,” said Decider.com.
“Throughout the special, Simpson’s eyes dart and tear up as he reconstructs his relationship with his late wife, the aftermath of his trial, and, most fascinatingly, what happened the night of June 12, 1994.”
Decider says details emerging from this interview “may rank as [some] of the most shocking.”
Executive producer Terence Wrong told a press event that a five-member expert panel was incorporated to “give younger audiences context about this interview and to show the panel’s reaction.”
Wrong acquired the footage in mid-January, Decider said.
Panelists include Regan, now 64; Eve Shakti Chen, a longtime family friend of the late Nicole Brown Simpson; Rita Smith, a senior advisor to the NFL on domestic abuse; and Jim Clemente, a retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent and Profiler and former New York City prosecutor, says Decider.
“However, the name that’s likely most interesting to those who followed the case closely is Christopher Darden, a veteran of the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office who was infamously prosecuted Simpson’s case in the ’90s.”