Based on the book Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy by author Vincent Bugliosi, the story centers on the true story of the chaotic events that occurred at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas on the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22nd, 1963.
The film already has Paul Giamatti, Billy Bob Thornton, Jacki Weaver, Zac Efron, Marcia Gay Harden, James Badge Dale, Jackie Earle Haley, Colin Hanks, David Harbour and Ron Livingston starring.
Tom Welling is best known for his role as Clark Kent in The CW's Superman series Smallville.
Production will take place in Austin, Texas and is expected to release around the 50th anniversary of the assassination.
Parkland comes to theaters in 2013 and stars Paul Giamatti, Billy Bob Thornton, Jacki Weaver, Zac Efron, Marcia Gay Harden, Jeremy Strong, James Badge Dale, Jackie Earle Haley. The film is directed by Peter Landesman.