DESCRIPTION: (from National Geographic Channel's press release, May 2013) National Geographic Channel (@NatGeoChannel) today announced that Emmy-award winning actor Rob Lowe (@RobLowe) has been cast in the iconic role of President John F. Kennedy in the upcoming two-hour original factual drama Killing Kennedy by Scott Free Productions. Ginnifer Goodwin (@ginnygoodwin) will join Lowe in the White House as much-loved first lady and American royalty, Jacqueline Kennedy. Rounding out the dynamic cast is Michelle Trachtenberg (@RealMichelleT) in her first Russian-speaking role as Marina Oswald. Additional casting to be announced. Based on the best-selling book by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard, the film chronicles one of the most shocking events in American history, following two men from very different backgrounds on a collision course with fate. Killing Kennedy will premiere on the National Geographic Channel later this year in the United States and globally in 171 countries and 38 languages, timed to the 50th anniversary of the assassination.