Actor Evan Peters is all set to play the role of a Milwaukee serial killer, Jeffrey Dahmer in a new Netflix series, according to multiple entertainment industry articles.
The Netflix series titled “Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story” will be co-created by director and producer Ryan Murphy and writer Ian Brennan.
According to Deadline, the series will also cast talented actors like Richard Jenkins, Penelope Ann Miller and Niecy Nash.
Who was Jeffrey Dahmer?
This Netflix series will be based on Jeffrey Dahmer, who was convicted of murdering 16 men and boys from 1978 to 1991. He was sentenced to life imprisonment after many encounters with the court.
Dahmer was beaten to death at age 34 in 1994 by a fellow inmate inside his cell at Columbia Correctional Institution in Portage.
About This Netflix Series:
This Netflix series will focus on the viewpoint of Dahmer’s victims and will also look at the police incompetence and indifference that allowed the Wisconsin inhabitant to go on a multi-year killing spree, with Dahmer repeatedly being nearly arrested but then let go by a justice system that saw him as an innocent citizen.”
Richard Jenkins will reportedly play Dahmer’s father while Penelope Ann Miller will play his mother. The series will reportedly air 10 episodes.
Production was scheduled to begin this week. The series will air on Netflix anytime around the next spring.