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Actor Rob Lowe from the 1980’s Brat Pack films and currently starring in Parks and Recreation will play President John F. Kennedy in a National Geographic drama called ‘Killing Kennedy’.  The movie, a two hour factual drama, will mark the 50th anniversary of the 1963 assassination of JFK.

His co-stars will include Ginnifer Goodwin, form TV”s Once Upon a Time as Jacqueline Kennedy and Michelle Techtenberg from the Gossip Girl as Lee Harvey Oswald’s wife Marina. No one has been chosen to play Oswald yet.  Filming for the two hour movie will begin in June.