Joshua Newton, the director of the upcoming Justice/Vengeance (formerly Iron Cross), has plans to write and direct a biopic of Nicole Brown Simpson titled An American Mystery. The Wrap reports that Charlotte Kirk (Non-Stop) has signed on to play the lead role.
The film will follow the relationship between Brown and O.J. Simpson from their meeting in 1977 through their marriage in 1985, their divorce in 1992 and Brown’s subsequent murder alongside Ronald Lyle Goldman in 1994.
Budgeted at $65 million, An American Mystery claims that it will take an an unbiased look at the facts in the unsolved case and will also offer up new evidence surrounding the double homicide.
Bo Kimble and Diane Watson will executive produce, targeting a 2014 release.