‘Extremely Wicked’ Director Says Efron was 1st Choice for Bundy | TMZ

Zac Efron being good looking had a lot less to do with why he was cast to play Ted Bundy on film than a lot people might think … so says the movie's director, Joe Berlinger.


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  1. America again turning tragedy into entertainment. People know the story of Bundy already.

    • Its Serial not cereal. And there is no evidence the Clintons have killed ANYONE lol

    • +PumpkinsnBlackcats sorry just hungry there is plenty of proof Google Clintons body count and what about Benghazi she was responsible for those deaths she is a lesbian husband is gay proven and stole the hatti earthquake relief fund she is one of the most evilest people on earth .do some non bias research on the CLINTONS and you will surprised .the only person laughing out loud is me on how naive you are if you an American wow omg you can’t be that dumb .I thought this was common knowledge. I suppose you think bush is a good guy 911 terrorist did it (B.S) and Michelle Obama is a woman all wrong Google Obama’s body count he killed alot of his old BOYFRIENDS

  2. Yeah but Jeffrey Dahmer was good-looking and John Wayne Gacy was extremely affable and well known in his community as being extremely involved in volunteerism. Nobody needs a new movie explaining how serial killers are humans because most of them aren’t. They’re born without consciences this man just wants to keep Bundy alive and profit off of it that’s pretty gross

  3. Of course he’s good at deceiving people all serial killers are. That’s why by definition they’re serial killers because they get away with it for so long and they have so many victims over a certain period Of time. What is the point? These movies have all been done before. So unimpressive

    • There are aspects to this case people may have forgotten. For instance, Ted would wear a fake arm cast to the park and fake struggle with putting a canoe on his VW so that young naive young ladies would help him with the canoe and he’d knock them out and he would throw them in in VW flat because he had removed the passenger seat. This always scared me because I might have been one of those girls that felt sorry for him and helped. It sounds like the director understands these facts since he said he was trying to show people can forget that, in our society today, psycho killers could be someone close to you or your family. After the Chris Watts case, a seemingly normal nice guy family man turns out to be an annihilator, people are still having a hard time figuring out why it happened. My point is that if someone intelligent has a new way of thinking about it and a new way to show what happened, it guaranteed views by the trillions of crime drama lovers far and wide. Especially if the story ends up being any good and Zac pulls it together and makes us believe it.

  4. This director took the time to answer the questions thoughtfully and intelligently. This interview shows what quality news entertainment looks like and how TMZ could actually educate us about the industry instead of sensationalizing someone’s drunken brawl at a strip club all the time.

  5. I’m so excited for this movie! Ever since I heard Efron was going to play Ted Bundy I’ve been curious to see him play the character. He has a natural charisma and charm also so it will be interesting to see.

  6. Zac making the switch. Well done x πŸ‘πŸ½ I hope ppl take him more serious as an actor because that’s clearly what he’s aiming for. I wish him all the best ☺️ i hated high school musical and refused to watch it and kinda had a stigma from that…. but this kid has really come through πŸ‘ŒπŸ½ fucking amazing 😍 you did good kid πŸ‘ŒπŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘ŒπŸ½ you did good πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½

  7. This is great. This type of personality is being exposed lately. This needs to be put out there to remind people that these monsters are hidden in plain sight and need exposure.

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