Former Friends star David Schwimmer will portray Kim Kardashian's late father in a new O.J. Simpson trial series.

The actor will play Simpson's lawyer and friend Robert Kardashian in American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson.

Robert Kardashian, who also fathered Kim's siblings Kourtney, Khloe and Rob, lost his battle with cancer in 2003, aged 59.

Cuba Gooding, Jr. has been cast as Simpson while Sarah Paulson will be playing prosecutor Marcia Clark.