September 21st, 2010
05:07 PM ET
Knox, who as a U.S. student studying abroad in Italy was convicted of murdering her British roommate Meredith Kercher, is currently serving a 26-year prison sentence. The film, Variety reports, will follow the events that surrounded the headline-grabbing trial.
“The Amanda Knox Story” comes from the same folks who brought you Discovery's “Dirty Jobs,” and is in fact the production company's first scripted project.
The movie is expected to debut on Lifetime sometime next year.
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