Lifetime Recasts Lead in Its Casey Anthony TV Movie
Casey Anthony's getting a makeover.
Actress Holly DeVeaux dropped out of the Lifetime movie Imperfect Justice only a week into filming, People reports. Newcomer Virginia Welch, whose website describes her as an "actress, model, martial artist, dancer," has taken over the role.
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According to People, DeVeaux's decision to leave the project was mutual.
Welch will join cast members Rob Lowe, who plays prosecutor Jeff Ashton and The Office star Oscar Nunez, who plays Anthony's defense attorney Jose Baez. Kevin Dunn and Marina Stephenson play Anthony's parents. The film will chronicle Anthony's trial and eventual acquittal for the murder of her 2-year-old daughter.