"House of Versace' will take a look at the designer's rise to fame after the death of her brother Gianni in 1997. Raquel Welch will portray their Aunt Lucia. Gina Gershon has been tapped for the starring role as Donatella Versace. Enrico Colatoni will play Gianni and Colm Feore will play their brother Santo.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, the original movie is based on Wall Street Journal reporter Deborah Ball's book House of Versace: The Untold Story of Genius, Murder, and Survival and centers on Donatella, who after her brother's slaying is thrust into the spotlight as head designer of his fashion empire.
"House of Versace" will premiere Saturday, Oct. 5 at 8 p.m. EST and will be followed at by the documentary "Versace: Beyond the Headlines" at 10 p.m.