AceShowbiz - Elle Fanning has signed on to play the U.S. teen who encouraged her boyfriend to kill himself via text in a new real-crime drama series.
Based on an Esquire article written by Jesse Barron, the limited series will explore the events that led to Roy's death in 2014 and Carter's conviction of involuntary manslaughter.
Elle will also serve as an executive producer.
Carter, then-17, was accused of encouraging Roy to end his life him via a series of text messages and convicted. She began her 15-month sentence in February 2019, and was released in January (20), due to good behaviour.