The Ted Bundy movie Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile adds to its cast…

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Tony Sokol

Jan 31, 2018

Jim Parsons (Big Bang Theory, Hidden Figures) has joined the cast of Ted Bundy movie, aka Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile. According to THR, he will portray Larry Simpson, the lead prosecutor of the 1979 Miami trial that finally convicted Bundy.

Parsons joins an already impressive cast…

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile Cast

Zac Efron will play Ted Bundy in Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile. The film is told from the point of view of Elizabeth Kloepfer, the woman who ultimately got Bundy arrested, who will be played by Lily Collins. Westworld‘s Angela Sarafyan will play Elizabeth Kloepfer’s friend Joanna. John Maklovich plays Edward Cowart, the judge at the 1979 trial.

“Meet Ted,” Efron wrote as shared a first look as his newest incarnation as the dashing young serial killer on Twitter…

The film is being directed by Joe Berlinger, who co-directed the Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills documentaries with the late Bruce Sinofsky, and Metallica: Some Kind Of MonsterBrother’s Keeper and  Whitey: United States of America V. James J. Bulger. He recently directed the recent documentary Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru.

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile will tell the story of Bundy, who killed more than 30 people in the 1970s, through the eyes of his longtime girlfriend Elizabeth Kloepfer. She defended Bundy for a long time, until she turned him in. 

Bundy’s live-in lover Elizabeth told police about the strange things she saw, including crutches, a meat cleaver, surgical gloves, a sack full of women’s clothing and the plaster of Paris masks he used to lure victims on his murder spree.

The Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile screenplay was written by Michael Werwie. The film will be produced by Nicolas Chartier and Ara Keshishian Voltage films alongside Costigan for COTA Films, and Efron’s Ninjas Runnin’ Wild banner will produce alongside Michael Simkin and Jason Barrett. Werwie and Jonathan Deckter will be executive producing.

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile Release Date

No release date has been scheduled for Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, but principal photography starts on October 9.

SOURCE: THR