Lifetime is airing the Amanda Knox Story tonight. The lifetime movie is based on the real-life events of Amanda Knox’s study abroad trip to Italy. Hayden Panettiere plays Amanda Knox in the movie.
Amanda Knox has been found guilty by the Italian government of murdering her roommate Meredith Kercher, though she says that she is innocent; the Amanda Knox trial is ongoing. Find out what Hayden Panettiere thinks about playing such a controversial character.
“It’s one of those really riveting stories where you just don’t know,” said Panettiere. “I can’t say I have an opinion, and I don’t know that we’ll ever really know.”
As we watch the Amanda Knox Story tonight on Lifetime, we’ll form our own opinions about what happened, though despite Lifetime’s claims that they are trying to tell a factual story…it’s still Lifetime. They want to tell a good story.