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Rob Lowe to play JFK in US television drama

  • Rob Lowe has signed on to play John F. Kennedy in a TV movie.

    The West Wing actor will portray JFK in Killing Kennedy, a two-hour National Geographic factual drama.

    The same is based on a book co-written by Fox News anchor Bill O'Reilly and marks the 50th anniversary of the American president's 1963 assassination.

    Ginnifer Goodwin, from Once Upon a Time, is set to play First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy.

    Dutch photographer turned filmmaker, Anton Corbijn, is to direct the movie.

    Shooting is scheduled to begin early next year.

    Tagged as: Rob Lowe, US television drama, John F. Kennedy, TV movie