'Romeo Killer: The Chris Porco Story': Matt Barr's a killer with a six-pack for Lifetime

Many residents of Delmar, N.Y., are certain to have great interest in a new cable movie ... which will debut after all this weekend, despite its title subject's legal efforts to have the telecast blocked.

The suburb of state capital Albany was in the spotlight for a sensational 2004 murder case that fueled episodes of CBS' "48 Hours Mystery" and TruTV's "Forensic Files," and now is being revisited as a docudrama. Premiering Saturday (March 23) on Lifetime, "Romeo Killer: The Chris Porco Story" traces the arrest and trial of a college student who was accused -- and ultimately convicted -- of killing his father and disfiguring his mother, with an ax as the weapon.

Eric McCormack ("Will & Grace," "Perception") plays a composite character, a police detective who took the critically injured Joan Porco's (Lolita Davidovich) nod, in apparent response to an investigation question, as confirmation that her son Christopher (Matt Barr, "Hatfields & McCoys") was the assailant,
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