Her disappearance captured headlines nationwide — now the case of Gabby Petito will be made into a Lifetime movie.
“The Gabby Petito Story” will explore the relationship between Petito and her fiancé Brian Laundrie — and what may have gone wrong during their cross-country trip that resulted in her murder, and eventually his suicide.
Emmy-nominated actress Thora Birch is set to co-star, playing Petito’s mother, and she will direct the movie.
It’ll be filmed in Utah over the summer and premiere later in the year. It comes as the one-year anniversary of Petito’s disappearance and murder approaches.
In April, Petito’s family filed a lawsuit against the parents of her admitted
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