Rebecca Hall stars as Christine Chubbuck, the newscaster who committed suicide on live TV, in 'Christine' trailer

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In the years since newscaster Christine Chubbuck committed suicide by shooting herself in the head on live TV, the 1974 broadcast has become notable for reasons that have little to do with Chubbuck herself. As Chubbuck's final act came on a local and little seen news show, an internet intrigue formed around attempts to find and view the event. Now, the woman herself, and not just the moment of her death, is being examined in the drama Christine. Rebecca Hall stars as Chubbuck, while Michael C. Hall costars as her coworker and the man she loves. Christine, which will be released October 14, is one of two projects about Chubbuck emerging this year; the other is Kate Plays Christine, a documentary about actress Kate Lyn Sheil playing the part of Chubbuck. Watch the trailer for Christine, which follows Chubbuck from lighter times through her depression and ultimate televised death, above.

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TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 14: Actress Rebecca Hall attends the premiere for 'Christine' at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival at The Elgin on September 14, 2016 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Tara Ziemba/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 10: Morgan Spector and Rebecca Hall attend the 'The Bleeder' Red Carpet Premiere for the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival Premiere at the Princess of Whales Theatre on September 10, 2016 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Walter McBride/FilmMagic)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 12: Rebecca Hall attends W Magazine NKPR IT House x Producers Ball Studio at IT Lounge on September 12, 2016 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Sonia Recchia/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 11: Actress Rebecca Hall attends the Vanity Fair and Tiffany & Co. private dinner toasting Lupita Nyong'o and celebrating Legendary Style at Shangri-La Hotel on September 11, 2016 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images for Vanity Fair)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 10: Actress Rebecca Hall attends Entertainment Weekly's Toronto Must List party at the Thompson Hotel on September 10, 2016 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images for Entertainment Weekly)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 17: Rebecca Hall arrives for the UK film premiere of 'The BFG' at Odeon Leicester Square on July 17, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 17: Lucy Dahl (L) and Rebecca Hall attend the UK Premiere of 'The BFG' at Odeon Leicester Square on July 17, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 28: Actress Rebecca Hall visits AOL Build to discuss 'The BFG' at AOL Studios In New York on June 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 21: Rebecca Hall arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of Disney's 'The BFG' held at the El Capitan Theatre on June 21, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 21: Actress Rebecca Hall attends the premiere of Disney's' 'The BFG' at the El Capitan Theatre on June 21, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Barry King/Getty Images)
TAORMINA, ITALY - JUNE 12: Rebecca Hall attends 62 Taormina Film Fest - Day 2 on June 12, 2016 in Taormina, Italy. (Photo by Venturelli/Getty Images)
TAORMINA, ITALY - JUNE 12: Rebecca Hall attends 62 Taormina Film Fest - Day 2 on June 12, 2016 in Taormina, Italy. (Photo by Venturelli/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 07: Actress Rebecca Hall attends 2016 Fragrance Foundation Awards at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on June 7, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 06: Actress Rebecca Hall attends the 2016 CFDA Fashion Awards at the Hammerstein Ballroom on June 6, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 24: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) (L-R) Dan Stevens , Morgan Spector and wife Rebecca Hall pose at The Opening Night of MTC's 'Incognito' at Brasserie 8 1/2 on May 24, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 14: (L-R) British actress Rebecca Hall, British actor Mark Rylance, US actress Ruby Barnhill, US director Steven Spielberg, New Zealand actor Jemaine Clement and British actress Penelope Wilton pose during the photocall for the film 'The BFG' at the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes on May 14, 2016. (Photo by Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 14: Claire van Kampen, Mark Rylance, Penelope Wilton, Lucy Dahl, Jemaine Clement, Steven Spielberg, Ruby Barnhill and Rebecca Hall attend 'The BFG (Le Bon Gros Geant - Le BGG)' premiere during the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 14, 2016 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
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