On February 9, 2017, The Hollywood Reporter announced the cast for Lifetime’s Menendez Brothers movie, written by Abdi. Read the complete piece here.
The infamous Menendez family tree is now fully cast.
Lifetime’s original movie about the Menendez brothers has cast Nico Tortorella as Lyle Menendez and Myko Olivier as younger brother Erik Menendez, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The family patriarch, Jose Menendez, will be played by American Crime‘s Benito Martinez.
The trio join Courtney Love, who will play the mother, Kitty Menendez.
The untitled project, based on the true story of the 1989 murders of Jose and Kitty Menendez at the hands of their sons, Lyle and Erik, was written by Abdi Nazemian (The Quiet) and will be directed by reality TV producers Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato (Ru Paul’s Drag Race). Charles Pugliese (Cairo Time) also is attached as an executive producer.