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 contactmusic.com.
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.