Scoop: Lost Alum to Play Jodi Arias in Lifetime Movie; Former Mob Man Cast as Murdered Ex

blog_tania_jesseLost vet Tania Raymonde is nearing a deal to play accused murderer Jodi Arias in Lifetime’s original movie centered on the sensational (and ongoing) trial, TVLine has learned.

Additionally, Mob Doctor‘s Jesse Lee Soffer has been cast as Travis Alexander, the ex Arias stands accused of killing.

Arias faces a first-degree murder charge for Alexander’s 2008 killing at his home outside Phoenix. She claims self defense.

On Monday, the defense rested their case after nearly three months of testimony.

The Lifetime project, titled Dirty Little Secret: The Jodi Arias Story, is being exec produced by  Joshua D. Maurer, Alixandre Witlin and Judith Verno.

Raymonde recently nabbed one of the lead roles in NBC’s planted Chicago Fire spin-off.