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[05/05/22 - 11:26 AM]
Lifetime Greenlights "The Gabby Petito Story" with Thora Birch Set to Co-Star and Make Her Directorial Debut
As a trusted destination for women, Lifetime will create a new PSA to debut as part of the movie's roll out, driving to the important work of the network's coalition of partners to provide resources for women.







GABBY PETITO STORY, THE (LIFETIME)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
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STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series greenlighted
DESCRIPTION:
(from Lifetime's press release, May 2022) With the anniversary of Gabby Petito's disappearance and murder approaching this fall, Lifetime announces the greenlight of the new movie The Gabby Petito Story (working title) as part of their Stop Violence Against Women public affairs initiative. As a trusted destination for women, Lifetime will create a new PSA to debut as part of the movie's roll out, driving to the important work of the network's coalition of partners to provide resources for women. Being a leader in telling powerful stories of women and providing a platform to shine a light on unheard voices, Lifetime is also in development on several movies surrounding violence against women who may not have had the same media attention as Gabby Petito. These include the stories of Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, Adriane Fields, Beatrice Weston, among others, with each project in various stages of development.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Thora Birch as Nichole Schmidt
CREW INFORMATION:
· Gregory Small as WRTR
· Richard Blaney as WRTR
· Thora Birch as DIR
GENRE(S):
· mow
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Hybrid