(DAILYMAIL) — A little-known Canadian actress is to portray Casey Anthony in a movie chronicling the controversial murder trial that led to the shock acquittal of America’s most hated mother, it was revealed today.

Holly Deveaux will play the 26-year-old, who has been vilified by the public after a Florida jury found her not guilty of killing her two-year-old daughter Caylee.

And West Wing star Rob Lowe will play prosecuting lawyer Jeff Ashley, whose book Imperfect Justice is the basis for the movie titled Prosecuting Casey Anthony, which begins filming today.

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