The title alone makes you shudder a bit…..Extremely Wicken,Shockingly Evil and Vile.
Zac Efron has shown himself to be very versatile as an actor. He practically sang his way into our hearts with High School Musical and if you were paying attention, he has had smalls roles on primetime television (NCIS to be exact). Anyway, he has movies good and not so good to his name as well as one of my favorites The Greatest Show where he stood alongside Hugh Jackman and a phenomenal cast to give us Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus. But I digress, here we don’t find lively tunes and sunshine smiles. We are delving into the mind of a man who killed over and over again and women were his target!
Not only does he look like the ill fated killer but he shows his acting power playing the notorious serial killer, kidnapper, rapist, burglar, and necrophile Ted Bundy. The seemingly charming law student turned serial killer has fascinated all walks of life as to the how and why of his killing spree.
Mind you that the killings are never fully shown in this film but according to what I have read, you get the feel a disturbing level of sociopathic charm.
There is also a 4 part Netflix series called Conversations with a Killer, the Ted Bundy Tapes that comes from the mouth of the killer himself.
A few facts about him:
Theodore Robert Bundy, (born November 24, 1946, Burlington, Vermont, U.S.—died January 24, 1989, Starke, Florida)
Bundy had a difficult childhood; he had a strained relationship with his stepfather, and his shyness made him a frequent target of bullying. Later, however, his intelligence and social skills enabled him to enjoy a successful college career, and he developed a series of apparently normal emotional relationships with women. Despite this apparent stability, he sexually assaulted and killed several young women in Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Utah and Florida between 1974 and 1978. Although he would ultimately confess to 28 murders, some estimated that he was responsible for hundreds of deaths. Following a well-publicized trial, he was sentenced to death in 1979 for the murder of two college students. In the following year he again was sentenced to death, this time for the rape and murder of a 12-year-old girl. Bundy was executed in Florida’s electric chair in 1989.
His vehicle is displayed in the Nations Capital at the Crime Museum