- Actor-Shared Background: Darren Criss shares Cunanan's mixed Filipino-American heritage.
- Disowned Adaptation: Gianni Versace's family, who had already denounced the source book for its rampant speculation like Cunanan having previously met Versace, were no kinder to the show.
- Fake Nationality:
- Production Posse: Some of this show's cast is comprised of Ryan Murphy mainstays:
- Real-Life Relative: Andrew's sister Elena is played by Isa Briones, the real-life daughter of their onscreen father Jon Jon Briones.
- Recycled Set: Jeff Trail's apartment is clearly the same exterior building used for the loft in New Girl. The A.V. Club took note of this and were unsettled about the tonal differences between both series.
Trivia / The Assassination of Gianni Versace