First look at Amanda Knox-inspired movie 'Face of an Angel'
Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 in New York. Knox said she will fight the reinstated guilty verdict against her and an ex-boyfriend in the 2007 slaying of a British roommate in Italy and vowed to "never go willingly" to face her fate in that country's judicial system . "I'm going to fight this to the very end," she said in an interview with Robin Roberts on ABC's "Good Morning America." (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
This April 9, 2013 photo released by ABC shows Amanda Knox, left, speaking during a taped interview with ABC News' Diane Sawyer in New York. In March, Italy's highest criminal court overturned Knox's acquittal in the 2007 murder of a British student and ordered a new trial. The interview aired Tuesday, April 30, coinciding with the release of her memoir, "Waiting to Be Heard." (AP Photo/ABC, Ida Mae Astute)
This April 9, 2013 photo released by ABC shows Amanda Knox, left, speaking during an interview with ABC News' Diane Sawyer in New York. Last month, Italy's highest criminal court overturned her acquittal in the 2007 slaying of British student Meredith Kercher and ordered a new trial. The interview will air on Tuesday, April 30, coinciding with the release of her memoir, "Waiting to Be Heard." (AP Photo/ABC, Ida Mae Astute)
This image released by NBC shows Amanda Knox, right, during an interview with Matt Lauer on the "Today" show, Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 in New York. Knox defended her decision not to return to Italy for a new appeals trial over the 2007 killing of her British roommate, even as she acknowledged that "everything is at stake," insisting she is innocent. In March, Italy's supreme court ordered a new trial for Knox and her former Italian boyfriend. An appeals court in 2011 had acquitted both, overturning convictions by a lower court. Italian law cannot compel Knox to return for the new legal proceeding. (AP Photo/NBC, Peter Kramer)
Amanda Knox, over textured Italy flag and gavel with banner, partial graphic
Luciano Ghirga, lawyer of Amanda Knox, center, talks to reporters in front of Italy's Court of Cassation, in Rome, Monday, March 25, 2013. Amanda Knox was waiting anxiously Monday to hear whether her ordeal is over or whether she will face trial again, as Italy's top criminal court considered whether to overturn her acquittal in the murder of her roommate. Prosecutors are asking the high court to throw out the acquittals of American Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend in the murder of 21-year-old British student Meredith Kercher, and order a new trial. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)
This undated photo provided by HarperCollins shows the cover design of "Waiting to be Heard". Amanda Knox's upcoming memoir has a title, a cover design and a new publication date. HarperCollins announced Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 that the book is titled "Waiting to be Heard." It will come out April 30, two months later than originally scheduled. The date was changed out of deference to the court in Italy that scheduled a March 25 hearing for the prosecution's appeal of the former exchange student's acquittal in the 2007 murder of her British roommate. (AP Photo/HarperCollins)
An unidentified man walks away after knocking at the home of the mother of Amanda Knox Wednesday morning, Oct. 5, 2011, in Seattle. He did not receive a reply. Amanda Knox's life turned around dramatically Monday when an Italian appeals court threw out her conviction in the sexual assault and fatal stabbing of her British roommate, Meredith Kercher. On Tuesday, the day that she returned home to Seattle, photos of her crying in the courtroom after the verdict was read appeared on the front pages of newspapers in Italy, the U.S., Britain and around the world. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Amanda Knox, left, is comforted by her sister, Deanna Knox, during a news conference shortly after her arrival at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, in Seattle. Knox was freed Monday after an Italian appeals court threw out her murder conviction for the death of her British roommate, Meredith Kercher. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Lyle Kercher, brother of slain British student Meredith Kercher, left, and his sister Stephanie face the media in Perugia, Italy, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011. Lyle Kercher says the family feels it is back to "square one" following the dramatic appeals court verdict overturning the conviction of American student Amanda Knox and her one-time Italian boyfriend, telling reporters on Tuesday that the family is still trying to understand how a decision that "was so certain two years ago has been so dramatically overturned." (AP Photo/Stefano Medici)
Amanda Knox cries following the verdict that overturns her conviction and acquits her of murdering her British roomate Meredith Kercher, at the Perugia court, Italy, Monday Oct. 3, 2011. An Italian appeals court has thrown out Amanda Knox's murder conviction and ordered the young American freed after nearly four years in prison for the death of her British roommate. Knox collapsed in tears after the verdict was read out Monday. Her co-defendant, Raffaele Sollecito, also was cleared of killing 21-year-old Meredith Kercher in 2007. (AP Photo/Lapresse) ITALY OUT
Susan Rosales, left, and Tom Wright holds hands as they watch a television news broadcast about the Amanda Knox appeal verdict from a hotel suite in downtown Seattle Monday, Oct. 3, 2011. An Italian appeals court has thrown out Knox's murder conviction and ordered the young American free after nearly four years in prison for the death of her British roommate, Meredith Kercher. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
A man shows a statuette portraying Amanda Knox outside the Perugia court, Italy, Monday Oct. 3, 2011.An Italian appeals court threw out Amanda Knox's murder conviction Monday and ordered the young American freed, a stunning reversal four years after she was jailed for the sexual assault and stabbing death of her British roommate. Knox, 24, collapsed in tears after the verdict overturning her 2009 conviction was read out, her lawyers draping their arms around her in support. Her co-defendant, Italian Raffaele Sollecito, also was cleared of killing 21-year-old Meredith Kercher in 2007. (AP Photo/Angelo Carconi)
Amanda Knox is escorted into the Perugia court for an appeal hearing, in Perugia central Italy, Friday, Sept. 30, 2011. Knox, an American student was convicted of sexually assaulting and murdering Meredith Kercher, her British roommate in Perugia, and sentenced to 26 years in prison. Knox's boyfriend at the time of the 2007 murder, Raffaele Sollecito of Italy, was convicted of the same charges and sentenced to 25 years. Both deny wrongdoing and have appealed the December 2009 verdict. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)
FILE - In this Saturday, May 21, 2011 file photo, Amanda Knox arrives at the Perugia court, Italy, Saturday, May 21, 2011. American student Amanda Knox's appeals trial resumes Monday, June 27, 2011, with testimony from an Ivorian man also convicted in the slaying of Knox's roommate in Perugia. Rudy Hermann Guede is serving a 16-year-prison sentence for the 2007 murder of Meredith Kercher, a British student who was stabbed to death in the apartment she shared with Knox. (AP Photo/Stefano Medici, File)
Amanda Knox, right, talks to one of her lawyers during a hearing in her appeals trial, at Perugia's courthouse, Italy, Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010. The 23-year-old American student was convicted of murder and sexual assault in the 2007 death of her flatmate, British student Meredith Kercher, and sentenced to 26 years in prison. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito)
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The trial of Amanda Knox has inspired a new film called 'Face of An Angel,' directed by Michael Winterbottom. A sneak peek of the film was featured on Variety Tuesday.
Starring Genevieve Gaunt as the character based on Knox, Kate Beckinsale, Daniel Bruhl and model Cara Belevingne, the plot revolves around a struggling filmmaker, Thomas, who is adapting a film based on a book about the murder trial. Director Michael Winterbottom illustrates Thomas's disturbance by the murder trial and draws upon society's obsession for violence.