Virginia Welch to Play Casey Anthony in Lifetime Movie; Holly DeVeaux Replaced

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Casey Anthony's getting a new look on Lifetime.

A week into the filming of the network's movie Imperfect Justice, the role of the woman acquitted of murdering her 2-year-old daughter has been re-cast.

Holly DeVeaux has dropped out of the project and has been replaced by Virginia Welch, whose resume includes several independent films and commercials.

Welch and Anthony

According to a source close to the production, the decision for Holly DeVeaux to leave the production was mutual as both sides felt it wasn't right.

"Holly moved on; they recast the role," says a source close to the upcoming production. "This is one of those decisions that happens all the time."

"Holly was good and very talented; it just didn't work."

Think Welch (above), will make a better Casey Anthony than DeVeaux (below)? We'll have to wait and see, but the physical resemblance is there.

Holly and Casey

Casting also includes The Office's Oscar Nunez as defense attorney Jose Baez. Kevin Dunn and Marina Stephenson Kerr will play Anthony's parents.

Rob Lowe will play prosecutor Jeff Ashton. "It's flattering," Ashton recently joked. "They clearly weren't going for someone who looks exactly like me."


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