The list of required viewing for true crime fans fascinated with the heinous misdeeds of Ted Bundy just got a little bit longer.
“Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile,” director Joe Berlinger’s feature film about the serial killer, is set to premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, but next year will also see the release of another Bundy project helmed by the same director.
“Conversations With a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes,” a four-part true crime series that Berlinger both directed and executive produced, is set to premiere on Netflix on Jan. 24, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The scheduled premiere date coincides with the 30-year anniversary of Bundy’s execution in 1978.
Prior to his execution, Bundy confessed to the murders of more than 30 women, and some suspect that he may have been responsible for even more killings.
“Conversations With a Killer” will reportedly detail the notorious serial killer’s numerous gruesome crimes, and include previously unreleased interviews that were recorded when Bundy was a death row inmate, according to THR.
Berlinger’s upcoming docu-series will also reportedly put a spotlight on Bundy’s popularity among women, a deadly charm that culminated in his marriage to Carole Ann Boone, a former co-worker who testified on his behalf multiple times and even moved to Florida to be closer to him during his trials. Bundy famously proposed to her in court; she accepted, and later gave birth to a daughter.
Zac Efron, former teen heartthrob and “High School Musical” star, portrays that unsettling mix of sly charm and disturbing brutality in Berlinger’s fictionalized take on Bundy’s story, “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile.”
RadicalMedia, in association with Third Eye Motion Picture Company, brought “Confessions With a Killer” to life, according to THR.
Alongside Berlinger, Justin Wilkes, Jon Doran, and Jon Kamen are also credited as executive producers of the project, while Sara Enright serves as producer.
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