JonBenet Ramsey

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We've officially got a trend.

Shortly after CBS announced that they will be re-opening the JonBenét Ramsey case 20 years after the murder captivated the nation with their six-hour limited docu-series The Case of: JonBenét Ramsey, Lifetime is making headlines of their own by announcing an original movie about the case. Who Killed JonBenét? will debut on the network later this fall.

Who Killed JonBenét? will start with the 911 call and investigation led by Detective Steve Thomas (played by Eion Bailey), looking into exactly what happened the day after Christmas in 1996 when JonBenét (Payton Lepinski) was found beaten and strangled in the basement of her family home. The film will use recently surface information to take a fresh look at the events and the competing theories surrounding the murder.

Michael Gill (Mr. Robot) and Julia Campbell (Romy and Michele's High School Reunion) will star as JonBenét's parents John and Patsy Ramsey, respectively.

Beyond Lifetime and CBS' projects, the 20th anniversary of the unsolved murder has inspired both a project at Investigation Discovery, as well as a feature film. ID's three-night television event series, entitled JonBenét: An American Murder Mystery, will debut September 12.

Are you planning to check out any of the projects in the works about the JonBenét Ramsey murder? Sound off in the comments below.

Who Killed JonBenét? will premiere on Lifetime this fall.

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