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Here's a dramatic first look at Reese Witherspoon and Colin Firth starring in the film Devil's Knot, based on reporter Mara Leveritt's book about the West Memphis Three.

The book-turned-movie follows the story of the savage murders of three eight-year-old boys that sparked a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritual in Arkansas back in 1993.

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Witherspoon takes on the role of Pam Hobbes, the mother of one of the victims, while Firth portrays the lead investigator on the case. True Blood's Stephen Moyer and The Office's Amy Ryan also star in the film.

Devil’s Knot is set to hit theaters some time next spring. Watch. »

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