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Oscar Nunez to Defend Casey Anthony on Lifetime

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 04:  Actor Oscar Nunez attends the Unbridled Eve Gala at Galt House Hotel & Suites on May 4, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Unbridled Eve)

Oscar Nunez, best known as The Office's competent account, Oscar Martinez, will play the also competent — if somewhat controversial — Florida lawyer Jose Paez in the Lifetime movie Prosecuting Casey Anthony, which is what it sounds like. He'll star opposite Rob Lowe as Jeff Ashton, the prosecutor whose book inspired the script. In related news: Geraldo Rivera will not play himself in the movie, and we eagerly await news of who, exactly, will be charged with that particular task.

Photo: Michael Loccisano/2012 Getty Images