The movie based on the life of famed Serial Killer Ted Bundy, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, And Vile, will make its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 26th. Directed by Academy Award nominee Joe Berlinger (Paradise Lost) cast Metallica legend James Hetfield in the role officer Bob Hayward, a no-nonsense Utah highway patrol veteran who was the first law enforcement officer to arrest Bundy in 1975 after pulling the killer over and discovering burglary tools in his car but wisely suspecting much worse. While Hetfield has played himself in other films and television productions and participated in many documentaries, this is his first dramatic role. Joe Berlinger has been familiar with Hetfield since he directed Paradise Lost, co-directed the Metallica documentary film Some Kind of Monster, and co-wrote the book about the doc, Metallica: This Monster Lives. Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil stars Zac Efron, as Bundy and tells the story of Bundy and his longtime girlfriend, played by Lily Collins, who at the time had no knowledge of the crimes. The project was announced by Voltage Pictures at Cannes 2017.
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A #special #day on #set of our little #bundy #movie starring @zacefron and @lilyjcollins … @metallica is in the house as #jameshetfield @papa_het_ plays Officer Bob Hayward in the #metal #god 's #first #dramatic #role #cleancut Having one of my #musical #heroes in our #film is #pretty #damn #awesome Photo by @brian_douglas_stills