ABC is planning to produce a new drama TV series, revolving around the events of Amanda Knox’s trial, conviction, acquittal and retrial for the alleged murder of her British roommate.
Knox, who was an American exchange student, became one of the prime suspects for her killing her roommate, Meredith Kercher.
According to a report by Deadline, the TV show, which will be titled, ‘Guilt,’ is said to be a weekly thriller series. Reportedly, the show will retell the incidents in such a manner that the audience will question the acquittal of Knox from the murder case.
The report also suggested that the show will screen some darker evidence from the investigation into Kercher’s death.
Speaking to Deadline about the show, Karey Burke, ABCF’s EVP, said, “Guilt is a sophisticated, sexy and suspenseful crime epic that will have audiences captivated week-to-week.”
The official synopsis of the show, is as follows:
“‘Guilt’ is an edgy, soapy thriller that revolves around an American in London who becomes the prime suspect in the savage murder of her roommate. As the investigation unfolds, the viewers will question whether she’s a naive, young girl whose poor decisions are being magnified under the ruthless glare of the British tabloids, or whether she’s a sociopath who brutally murdered her friend.”
According to a report by TV Wise, the series, which was originally set up by Fox, is now created by Price and Nichole Millard, who also wrote the pilot episode.
The TV series was created by Kathyrn Price and Nichole Millard. The pilot episode will be written by them as reported by TV Wise.
In another report by CNN, Knox came forward and spoke about her conscience and struggle for innocence throughout the case and the investigation. Through ‘The Innocence Project,’ Knox opened up about how the project helped fight for her innocence, and spoke about the support the group extended to her during her struggle.