Rob Lowe to Star in 'Prosecuting Casey Anthony'

ET Online
Rob Lowe to Star in 'Prosecuting Casey Anthony'
.

View photo

Rob Lowe to Star in 'Prosecuting Casey Anthony'

Parks and Recreation star Rob Lowe is taking on another kind of public service for his upcoming role in a Lifetime movie following the Caylee Anthony murder trial.

RELATED: Rob Lowe's Love for the Great Outdoors

In Prosecuting Casey Anthony, the Golden Globe nominee will portray Jeff Ashton, who prosecuted the Florida case, revealing his side of the story, going behind-the-scenes of the investigation.

Casey Anthony was acquitted of killing her daughter Caylee but Ashton, along with many others, remains convinced of Casey's guilt.

The Lifetime original movie will be based on Ashton's best-selling book Imperfect Justice: Prosecuting Casey Anthony.

RELATED: Casey Anthony Speaks Out in New Video Diary

This announcement follows the critical praise Lowe received for his starring role in the Lifetime original Drew Peterson: Untouchable, which is this year's "No. 1 movie telecast across basic cable among all key demographics."


They Dated?! Surprising Celebrity Hookups
Star Sightings: Celebrity Candids
Stars Keep it Real
View Comments