Rob Lowe's Big Career Move: Playing Drew Peterson

'Parks and Recreation' star to play accused wife-killer in Lifetime movie
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 15, 2011 9:55 AM CDT
In this photo released by Butterfinger on Friday, May 13, 2011, Rob Lowe is announced as director of the movie "Butterfinger the 13th," which is being shot in Los Angeles.   (Casey Rodgers/AP Images for Butterfinger)
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(Newser) – Just when you thought Rob Lowe’s star was back on the rise, he signs up for … a Lifetime movie? Yes, the Parks and Recreation star will play accused wife-killer Drew Peterson in TV movie The Drew Peterson Story, the Chicago Tribune reports. That’s right, we said Drew Peterson … what, you don’t see the resemblance? The Big Bang Theory’s Kaley Cuoco will play fourth wife Stacy. You can compare their mugs in the gallery. (In completely unrelated news, click to watch an awesome GIF of Lowe dancing.)

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