Caylee Anthony Saga Turned into Play

Oscar-winning director Steven Soderbergh has written a play about the case of slain Florida toddler Caylee Anthony, whose mother Casey is charged with killing her.

Australia's Sydney Theatre Company plans to stage "Tot Mom" in December. Oscar-winner Cate Blanchett and her husband are artistic directors of the prestigious group.

Missing Caylee

Caylee Anthony: The Untold Story

Soderbergh based the play on court documents and excerpts from the CNN show "Nancy Grace," which highlighted the investigation, the Orlando Sentinel reported.

Grace is being played by Essie Davis, who appeared in "Australia" and "The Matrix Revolutions."

A spokeswoman said Grace had no comment on the play.

Casey Anthony has pleaded not guilty. The toddler's remains were found in December 2008, months after she was reported missing.


Watch CBSN Live

Watch CBS News anytime, anywhere with the new 24/7 digital news network. Stream CBSN live or on demand for FREE on your TV, computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Watch Now

New Android App

For your Android phone and tablet, download the FREE redesigned app, featuring CBSN, live 24/7 news.

The all new
CBS News App for Android® for iPad® for iPhone®
Fully redesigned. Featuring CBSN, 24/7 live news. Get the App