Rest assured that former teen heartthrob Zac Efron can pull off looking like a cold-blooded killer, especially one as handsome and charming as Ted Bundy was reported to be.
As the star of "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile," an upcoming Bundy-centric thriller, Efron will portray the notorious murderer. The actor shared a first-look, behind-the-scenes photo via Twitter on Wednesday, telling fans, "Meet Ted." The image shows Efron posing for a mug shot as his chilling character.
— Zac Efron (@ZacEfron) January 17, 2018
Many fans were impressed with what they saw, and a few even dove deep into photos of the serial killer to show how well Efron fits the role.
Can't wait to see you in that challenge ???????????????????? pic.twitter.com/OxFGkHin8Q
— Zac Efron Swiss???????? (@ZacEfron_Swiss) January 17, 2018
IM SCAREDDDD ???? ASDFGHJKL pic.twitter.com/Z5eLnZeQgf
— Madelaine Kimmie Ho (@iamKimmieHo) January 17, 2018
The film, which is directed by Joe Berlinger, focuses on Bundy's relationship with his girlfriend Elizabeth Kloepfer (Lily Collins). They dated for several years, and although she grew suspicious of him and reported Bundy to the police multiple times, their entanglement continued even after he was arrested.
So far, the release date for "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile" has not been announced.