Netflix has revealed that Evan Peters will play the titular character in Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, an upcoming Netflix limited series. Dahmer is one of the most infamous serial killers in recent history. Between 1978 and 1991, Dahmer raped, killed and dismembered seventeen men and boys. Some of his crimes als0 involved necrophilia and cannibalism.
From creator Ryan Murphy, the limited series will tell Dahmer’s story through the eyes of his victims. It will also shed light on Dahmer’s white privilege, and how it affected the way that law enforcement viewed his crimes. Specifically, how Dahmer was apprehended on at least ten separate occasions but not prosecuted.
Peters was recently seen in Disney+ Hotstar’s WandaVision. However, Peters is most well-known for appearing in Murphy’s American Horror Story.