April 26th, 2012
05:05 PM ET
Jennie Garth’s love life may not be where she wants it, but her career seems to be in full swing.
According to The Wrap, the newly-minted reality show star - who is in the midst of a divorce from actor Peter Facinelli - has been tapped to play the lead character of a Lifetime movie adapted from HLN personality Nancy Grace’s first novel.
Grace will executive produce "Nancy Grace's Eleventh Victim,” based on her debut fictional offering “The Eleventh Victim,” which is about powerful Atlanta assistant D.A. Hailey Dean (Garth) whose fiancee is mysteriously killed.
After she secures the conviction of a notorious serial killer who has offed nearly a dozen prostitutes, Dean ditches the courtroom and moves to New York City to start a new profession as a shrink. But she can’t leave her former prosecutor past behind that easily, as trouble follows her like a GPS.
The HLN host is expected to work with Ted Bauman and Josh Sabarra to bring the dramatic project to the small screen.
Grace tweeted Thursday afternoon that she was "thrilled" about the upcoming TV movie.
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