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‘American Sports Story’ Casts Tammy Blanchard As Aaron Hernandez’s Mother

‘American Sports Story’ Casts Tammy Blanchard As Aaron Hernandez's Mother

The first installment charts the rise and fall of NFL superstar Aaron Hernandez, played by Josh Andrés Rivera, and explores the connections of the disparate strands of his identity, his family, his career, his suicide and his legacy in sports and American culture. Additional cast includes Jaylen Barron, Jake Cannavale, Catfish Jean, Tony Yazbeck, Lindsay Mendez and Patrick Schwarzenegger. She received a 2011 Tony Award nomination for her performance as Hedy La Rue in the Broadway revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying opposite Daniel Radcliffe and John Larroquette.

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