The real-life couple will play parents to a young girl who is brutally beat up by her "friends." These "friends" then upload footage of the savage beating to the Internet. According to Deadline, the story is based on true events of Tori Lindsay, a 16-year-old high school student.
Heche and Tupper met on ABC's 'Men in Trees.' This is their first on-screen pairing since the series.
In other TV news ...
• Glenn Beck's last show will be June 30. Beck isn't leaving TV altogether, though -- the pundit will continue to work with Fox News in various capacities. [Hollywood Reporter]
• A New York bakery owner is suing Scripps Network over Food Network's new series 'Tough Cookies.' Gail Dosik, who runs One Tough Cookie, claims the Food Network's new show may confuse consumers. [THR]
• Jackie Evancho and Eric Clapton have recorded 'Great Performances' episodes for PBS. Evancho's will air throughout June. Clapton's airs June 6 at 9PM. [PBS]