Actor Evan Peters is as soon as once more collaborating with Ryan Murphy for up to date Netflix mission, Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story.
Peters, who beforehand labored with Murphy on American Horror Story anthology series, will essay the function of the titular serial killer, reported Deadline.
Co-created by Murphy and Ian Brennan, the present will chronicle the story of Dahmer, one in every of America’s most infamous serial killers, largely instructed from the perspective of his victims.
The series will dive deeply into the police incompetence and apathy that allowed the Wisconsin native to go on a multiyear killing spree.
It’s going to dramatise at the very least 10 cases the place Dahmer was virtually apprehended however in the end let go, whereas additionally touching upon his white privilege.
As a clean-cut, handsome white man, Dahmer was repeatedly given a free go by cops in addition to by judges who had been lenient when he had been charged with petty crimes.
Oscar-nominated actor Richard Jenkins will star as Dahmer’s father Lionel, a chemist, who confirmed him how to safely bleach and protect animal bones when he was a baby, a way Jeffrey later gave a sinister twist together with his victims. Additionally becoming a member of the forged is actor Niecy Nash as the feminine lead, Glenda Cleveland.
A neighbour of Dahmer, Cleveland had alerted police and the FBI of his suspicious behaviour, however they didn’t pay attention. Actor Penelope Ann Miller has been forged in the function of Dahmer’s mom, Joyce.
Carl Franklin will direct the pilot episode of the series. Janet Mock, who labored with Murphy on Hollywood, will direct and write a number of episodes.
As a serial killer, Dahmer took the lives of 17 males between 1978 and 1991. He was captured in 1991 and sentenced to 16 life phrases.
Dahmer was killed by fellow jail inmate Christopher Scarver in 1994.