Metallica’s James Hetfield Joins Ted Bundy Thriller
Some very interesting news to report as Metallica’s James Hetfield has signed on to star in Voltage’s Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile, their Ted Bundy thriller that’s currently in production, per Deadline. Hetfield will play a highway patrolman who was the first law enforcement official to arrest Bundy, who will be played by Zac Efron.
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile is being directed by Joe Berlinger, who directed Metallica: Some Kind of Monster, which explains the relationship and how Hetfield came aboard this project.
Told through the perspective of Elizabeth Kloepfer, Bundy’s longtime girlfriend who went years denying the accusations against Bundy, but ultimately turned him into the police. Only nearing his execution, when Bundy began talking about his extensive and heinous murders, did Kloepfer, and the rest of the world, learn the true scope of his numerous and grizzly murders.