Award winning actor Matthew Broderick will star in FX’s “Katrina: American Crime Story,” Variety reports. He’ll play former FEMA head Michael Brown.

Brown resigned from his position in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Many felt he was slow to respond to the storm that eventually killed more than a thousand people.

"Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, right, and Undersecretary of FEMA Michael Brown, center, meet with Mayor Ray Nagin at the location of the FEMA Urban Search and Rescue task forces base of operations set up at the Saint's training facility." Photo via FEMA.

“Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, right, and Undersecretary of FEMA Michael Brown, center, meet with Mayor Ray Nagin at the location of the FEMA Urban Search and Rescue task forces base of operations set up at the Saint’s training facility.” Photo via FEMA.

Last month, it was announced that Annette Bening would play former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco.

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