What We Know About Ryan Murphy’s New Netflix Series

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Ryan Murphy has already found your Jeffrey Dahmer. Evan Peters, recently seen in Scarlet Witch and Vision, will become one of America’s most chilling serial killers in Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, the new creation of Murphy and his partner Ian Brennan. The limited series of Netflix It will be told largely from the point of view of Dahmer’s victims, exploring the incompetence and lack of interest that allowed the criminal to chain murders for years. Carl Franklin (The devil dressed in blue) will direct the pilot episode. Janet Mock (Pose) will direct and write several episodes. Both will share executive production with the creators of the series.

Richard Jenkins (Two meters underground) Y Penelope Ann Miller (Trapped by his past) will be Lionel and Joyce, Dahmer’s parents. Niecy Nash (Murphy’s contributor to Scream Queens) will play Glenda Cleveland, a neighbor who alerted the FBI to the young man’s strange behaviors for years, being systematically ignored. Colin Ford (A place to dream) will play a character named Chazz, while Shaun J. Brown (Run) will be the last victim of Dahmer, the survivor who facilitated his arrest.

Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story It will span thirty years in the protagonist’s life, from his childhood in the 1960s to the 1990s, when he was arrested. Dahmer would end up being accused of killing and dismembering 17 men and boys between 1978 and 1991, many of them people of color and some even minors. The murderer died in 1994 in prison at the hands of another inmate. He had only served two years of his sentence.

Jeremy Renner has already played Dahmer.

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After seizing American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace to talk about homophobia and its psychological consequences in Andrew Cunanan, Ryan Murphy will use his new project to talk about privilege in the United States. Dahmer was a handsome, blond, white young man who was ignored or treated benevolently by police officers and judges for years.

Peters follows in the footsteps of Jeremy Renner (Dahmer, the Milwaukee Butcher), Rusty Sneary (Raising Jeffrey Dahmer), Carl Crew (The Secret Life: Jeffrey Dahmer) Y Ross Lynch (My Friend Dahmer), the other actors who have played the infamous criminal on the small or big screen. The choice of the actor should not surprise anyone. Nine seasons of American Horror Story and one of Pose, both created by Murphy. Peters will premiere on April 18 Mare of Easttown, the new miniseries of Kate Winslet in order to HBO.

Currently, Ryan Murphy is filming for FX Impeachment, the new season of American Crime Story who will review the scandalous relationship between the president Bill Clinton Y Monica  Lewinsky. The screenwriter, producer and director have yet to shoot the second season of Ratched, nominated in the last edition of the Golden Globes in the categories of best drama series and best actress in a drama series (Sarah Paulson).

Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story will premiere exclusively on Netflix.

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