Efron to play murderer Ted Bundy
Actor Zac Efron (left), once known for his ‘Disney kid’ image, thanks to the High School Musical, has been cast as the notorious American serial killer and rapist Ted Bundy in a psychological thriller, which will be helmed by Oscarnominated documentary filmmaker Joe Berlinger.
The story will be told from the perspective of Bundy’s longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer. Efron’s Ninjas Runnin’ Wild banner will co-produce the film.
The 29-year-old actor’s big summer release also marks Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra’s Hollywood feature film debut. After that, Efron will be seen in the upcoming musical The Greatest Showman, with Hugh Jackman.