Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Christina Ricci To Play Lizzie Borden

The Wrap brings us the following casting news:
Lifetime is tackling a project about Borden, who was tried but ultimately acquitted of killing her father and stepmother with an ax in the late 1800s.
Christina Ricci will play the role of Borden.
Nick Gomez ("Drowning Mona," "Burn Notice") is directing the project, with Sony Pictures Television producing.
Judith Verno will executive produce the movie after working on the network's "Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret," "Blue Lagoon: The Awakening," and "Drew Peterson: Untouchable," among others.
A writer has not yet been confirmed for the movie.
Ricci reunites with Sony TV after starring in their short lived ABC period drama, "Pan Am."

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