There is a moment in the new HBO film Phil Spector when the attorney Linda Kenney Baden, played by Helen Mirren, sees her client arriving at the Los Angeles courthouse to be tried for the 2003 murder of actress Lana Clarkson. Writer-director David Mamet keeps the camera on Mirren's face as it turns from...
Music producer Phil Spector has been convicted of second-degree murder in the 2003 shooting of an actress.
Spector, 69, faces at least 15 years in prison, according to a spokesperson for the Los Angeles Superior Court. After deliberating for nine days, the jury found that the producer killed Lana Clarkson on Feb. 3, 2003, hours after they met at a Sunset Strip club where she worked. A previous jury on the case deadlocked in 2007.
Spector's lawyer was not immediately available for comment.