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Zac Efron Flirts, Strips And Kills As Ted Bundy In 'Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil And Vile' Trailer

Watch Zac Efron and Lily Collins star as infamous serial killer Ted Bundy and his suspicious girlfriend Elizabeth Kloepfer in the trailer for the upcoming film.

By Becca van Sambeck
Zac Efron at the 2018 Golden Globes

Ted Bundy is easily one of the most notorious serial killers in American history, largely because of his massive body count (more than 30 women) and his seemingly massive amount of charm. Bundy quickly captured the nation's attention with his good looks and charisma, which seemed inconceivably at odds with his bloody, brutal, and horrifying actions.

His preternatural doppelganger, "High School Musical" hunk Zac Efron is playing Bundy in the new film "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile," and the movie trailer just dropped Friday ahead of its Sundance debut.

In the trailer, Efron-as-Bundy seduces Elizabeth Kloepfer (played by Lily Collins), slow-dancing with her, kissing her, and acting paternal with her daughter. But a police sketch of a killer who looks suspiciously like Bundy has Kloepfer, um, concerned — and things soon escalate as Bundy ends up in custody, goes to court to represent himself, flirts with the media ("I'm more popular than Disney World!" he exclaims at one point), attempts police escapes, and drags bloody female bodies through the woods, all while defiantly insisting on his innocence to Kloepfer.

See the "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile" trailer below, and brush up on your Bundy knowledge here (including who used the phrase 'extremely wicked' to describe his crimes).

[Photo: Getty Images]