Zac Efron Plays Serial Killer Ted Bundy for His New Film

Zac Efron will grace the screen in the upcoming film, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, where he will portray the role of Ted Bundy, one of the world’s most terrifying serial killer. The movie will revolve around Ted Bundy’s girlfriend during the time of Bundy’s aggression.

Making movies about serial killers sparks a lot of fascination because it showcases stories of real crime. People have been aware of Ted Bundy’s story and his crimes, even those who were not yet alive during the years between 1974 and 1978.

The notorious serial killer had over 30 victims whom he had kidnapped, raped, burglarized, and assaulted then later murdered. Ted Bundy targeted young women by using his charismatic looks and charm.

He was jailed at Florida State Prison after he confessed to several homicides that he committed across seven states in the USA. Ted Bundy was sentenced to death and died on January 24, 1989. He was 42 years old.

Zac Efron, who became known with Disney’s High School Musical, took on a new role that his fans have not yet seen him do. The actor recently posted a photo of his first shooting day on his official Twitter account captioned, “Meet Ted.”

The former Disney actor has been transformed to be more like Ted Bundy with his outfit, hair, and overall appearance and actions. The said movie is entirely new for Zac Efron who recently starred in The Greatest Showman, a musical drama film by Michael Gracey.

Zac Efron’s fans are looking forward to seeing the movie and are ecstatic to witness a new side of their favorite actor. For Zac Efron, this is another challenging role to portray, and he will surely do a great job.

Photos: Wikimedia Commons / Osuna; Wikimedia Commons / Florida Department of Corrections; Twitter / Zac Efron

[H/T: CNN]