He also escaped custody twice while being held on murder charges, and even managed to commit more murders following his second escape. Sundance Institue Or is that because the little girl's face looks really really creepy? The movie was first announced at 2017's Cannes Film Festival, and does not yet have a release date. Zac Efron wants you to meet Ted. The script, which was , was written by Michael Werwie, and it's his first feature film screenwriting credit. I have been trying to work with Zac Efron for a long time, the film's producer, Nicolas Chartier, explained to last May. When was cast as Bundy in Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, some might have questioned the former High School Musical star's ability to play a convincing psychopath capable of murdering dozens of women in cold blood. Lynn Meyers Casting also worked on recent Cincinnati productions like Carol, Miles Ahead and The Killing of a Sacred Deer.
Bundy was executed in 1989 after confessing to carrying out more than 30 murders over the course of at least four years in the mid-to-late 1970s. Getty Images Ted Bundy The upcoming movie Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile will be told through the eyes of Bundy's long-time girlfriend, who ultimately turned the killer in to police. A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years. Hopefully the filmmakers will take their time. Want stories like these delivered straight to your phone? As we patiently wait for more sneak peeks from Efron, watch the video below to hear more on his role as Phillip Carlyle in , out now.
Beyond Efron and Collins, the film's cast Being John Malkovich's John Malkovich, 's Jim Parson, alumni Kaya Scodelario, Metallica frontman James Hetfield and Kingdom Hearts' Sora himself, Haley Joel Osment. Lynn Meyers Casting Facebook page. Bundy's killings would vary in technique, but he is only known to have slain women. . Subscribe to and join hosts Daryn Carp and John Thrasher as they chat about creepy crimes and unsolved mysteries.
For all the inside details on the biggest celebrity stories and scoop this week, subscribe to our new podcast Us Weekly's Hot Hollywood below! All that may change with the announcement of his latest project: the onetime High School Musical front man has just signed on to play literal lady killer Ted Bundy in an indie drama called Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile. Extremely Wicked is directed by Joe Berlinger and co-stars Kaya Scodelario, , and. Zac Efron has already navigated one major career pivot, transitioning from Disney-approved heartthrob to. He literally proposed to her in the courtroom. Cross your fingers and hope Efron re-records this song in character as Bundy for a post-credits scene. True crime and Zac Efron, my two favorite things.
Joe Berlinger is the film's director, which is a bit of a departure for him since he is mostly known for directing documentaries; specifically true crime documentaries. But looking at Efron compared to real Bundy pics is just straight up eerie. His experience in that field should add a serious dose of realism to the film. Zac Efron has come a long way from his Disney Channel days. Extremely Wicked recounts his crimes through the eyes of his girlfriend Elizabeth Kloepfer Collins , who struggled to accept Bundy was a killer. We've seen , but now a first official image has been revealed ahead of the film's premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January. According to Zac's caption, he's headed to the Sundance film festival in January for the world premiere of the movie.
In this new and ~official~ photo from Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, you get an up-close view of what Zac looks like as Bundy. The film is a biopic about the serial killer Ted Bundy, who murdered multiple women in the 1970s. Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile also stars , Jim Parsons, and John Malkovich. A lot about this story is fucked up. It was Kloepfer's suspicions which eventually led to Bundy's capture, and the film promises to focus on her terrifying journey in which she. Zac Efron is taking on perhaps his most different role ever in the movie Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile. See y'all in hell, where I'll be pruning in Satan's jacuzzi.
He was executed in Florida on Jan. So to prepare for this possibly career-altering role, fans need to take a look at. Zac Efron is generally pretty likable in his film roles and public persona, and he's built up a huge and dedicated fanbase that's willing to follow him in whatever role he takes next. While all serial killers are, by definition, people who commit terrible atrocities, Bundy stands apart from most of them due to the particularly horrific nature and scale of his crimes. Once the extent of his crimes became known in the late 1970s, one thing stood out about Ted Bundy: He wasn't some drooling monster; he looked like a normal, even handsome guy. Bundy was executed in 1989 after being convicted of killing a 12-year-old and two Florida State University sorority sisters.
Efron of himself with Collins on set. He confessed to ending the lives of dozens more. Bundy was executed in 1989 after confessing to killing a number of girls and women in the 1970s. Never thought I'd have a crush on a criminal, another wrote. It is said to be told through the eyes of Elizabeth Kloepfer, played by Lily Collins, as she realises the true nature of her other half. The movie, which began filming on Jan.
Among his most famous are Brother's Keeper, Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills, and Whitey: United States of America v. From his dramatic turn in Paperboy to his hilarious performance in Neighbors, he continues to impress audiences and critics alike with his extraordinary versatility and range. Below is a video of the real man in an interview with a minister just before his execution. The 31-year-old actor shared a picture of himself dressed as Bundy in what appears to be a courtroom on on Thursday, November 28, marking the first time the world got a look at his complete transformation into the notorious serial killer. Each episode will focus on a new true crime, with all the gory details, and a cocktail recipe to get you through. Lynn Meyers Casting, who put out a call for extras on Facebook for the thriller starring Zac Efron as the notorious murderer and Lily Collins as Bundy's longtime girlfriend.
He confessed to the gruesome murder of least 30 women and some children , though it's believed his body count could be much higher. After killing his victims, Bundy was known to repeatedly visit their corpses and sexually abuse them, and in at least 12 cases, he cut off his victims' heads and kept them as souvenirs. According to Variety, the film is told from the perspective of Elizabeth Kloepfer Collins. The hunk best known for flexing his muscles in comedies like and has been cast as notorious real-life serial killer Ted Bundy in an upcoming biopic, according to. We don't yet know how Efron will embody Bundy on the screen. Scroll down to check them out and let us know in the comments what you thing about the former High School Musical star's new dark turn.