Christina Ricci to play Lizzie Borden

Los Angeles: Actress Christina Ricci has agreed to play the infamous accused axe-murderer Lizzie Borden in a new TV drama.

The ‘Bel Ami’ actress will play the lead role in a small screen biopic of Borden, who was famously acquitted of hacking her father and stepmother to death in Massachusetts in 1892.

The currently untitled project is being produced for America`s Lifetime network, reports

The double murder made Borden infamous although she was set free following a trial during, which she was accused of butchering the couple with a hatchet.


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