As reported by Deadline, Lifetime has greenlit a TV film about Oscar Pistorius, the South African Paralympic champion and convicted assassin who turned often known as the “Blade Runner” due to his superior prosthetic legs. In 2014, Pistorius was convicted of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day night time in 2013, with him explaining that he shot her as a result of he thought she may need been an intruder. (The courtroom ultimately dominated that it didn’t matter who he thought he was taking pictures at, he was nonetheless taking pictures at somebody.)
The Lifetime film will give attention to Steenkamp, telling the story of her “obvious fairy story relationship” with the star athlete, the occasions that lead as much as her loss of life, and the courtroom drama that adopted. Additionally, as an fascinating indication of simply how shortly Lifetime can put this stuff collectively, the film—Oscar Pistorius: Blade Runner Killer—is already set for a November premiere.