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Rob Lowe to Prosecute Casey Anthony on Lifetime

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 14:  Actor Rob Lowe speaks onstage at the "Invention Of Lying" press conference held at the Scotiabank Theatre on September 14, 2009 in Toronto, Canada.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Rob Lowe

Lifetime has tapped Rob Lowe for the tentatively and supremely creatively titled Prosecuting Casey Anthony, where he'll play prosecutor Jeff Ashton, who wrote the book that spawned the film. "The story will unfold from the prosecutor’s perspective in the controversial case," Deadline writes. Get ready to stash away that Parks and Rec sunniness, sir. Just like you did for Lifetime's Drew Peterson: Untouchable â€” sunniness quotient: zero.

Photo: Jason Merritt/2009 Getty Images