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Jewel Will Star in June Carter Cash Biopic

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 13:  Musician Jewel arrives at The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards held at Staples Center on February 13, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Jewel

Jewel will make her major acting debut as June Carter Cash in a Lifetime biopic. Deadline reports that Matt Ross, who played the creepy old-timey doctor on American Horror Story and the also creepy Alby on Big Love, will play a hopefully not creepy Johnny Cash. The made-for-TV movie starts filming this summer. It’s more promising than Lindsay Lohan staring as Elizabeth Taylor in a different Lifetime biopic, at least?

Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images