New Actress Cast to Play Casey Anthony
The actress originally chosen to play Casey Anthony in a Lifetime movie about the high-publicity case has been replaced.
After just a week of filming on Prosecuting Casey Anthony, Canadian actress Holly Deveaux dropped out of the project and has been replaced by Virginia Welch, People magazine reports. A source close to the production was quoted as saying that the decision for Deveaux to leave was mutual.
Welch has appeared in several independent films and commercials as well as a television series called A God Named Pablo.
Also appearing in the Lifetime movie are Rob Lowe, who plays prosecutor Jeff Ashton, and The Office star Oscar Nunez, who portrays defense attorney Jose Baez.
Casey Anthony has been in hiding since being acquitted in July 2011 of murdering her 2-year-old daughter Caylee in 2008.