Courtney Love to Star in Menendez Brothers Movie for Lifetime

The singer/actress will star as Kitty Menendez.

Lifetime is looking to another famous murder case for its next TV movie.

The female-skewing cable network has tapped singer-actress Courtney Love to star in a TV movie about the Menendez family, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Written by Abdi Nazemian (The Quiet) and directed by reality TV producers Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato (RuPaul’s Drag Race), the untitled movie is based on a true story and explores the lives and motivations behind the murders of entertainment exec Jose Menendez and his wife, Kitty, by their sons, Lyle and Erik, in 1989. Love (The People vs. Larry Flynt) will star as Kitty Menendez.

Lifetime says the movie’s focus will reveal the “extreme abuse the brothers endured at their father’s hands, while their mother looked the other way.” Here’s the official description: In the months that

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