Monster: Netflix has revealed the official trailer for Ryan Murphy’s true crime drama “Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story,” which stars “American Horror Story” alum Evan Peters in the title role.
The limited series of 10 episodes tells the tale of real-life serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, who murdered 17 boys and men between 1978 and 1991. It is primarily told from the point of view of the victims of Dahmer’s murder, the series is said to take place in the 1960s until the mid-90s. “Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story” will examine the lack of competence of Wisconsin police in the murder investigation, which allowed Dahmer to carry on his murder rampage.
Alongside Peters, The cast also includes Niecynash, Penelope Ann Miller, Shaun J. Brown, Colin Ford, and Richard Jenkins.
Murphy and Ian Brennan, the show’s creators, are the executive producers of “Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story.” The series is directed by Paris Barclay, Carl Franklin, and Janet Mock.
Murphy and Brennan created the initial four seasons of this limited-run series together with Mock, David McMillan, Reilly Smith, and Todd Kubrak being credited as writers.
Brennan is a long-time partner of Murphy’s, and the two of them most recently created “The Politician” on Netflix with Ben Platt, Zoey Deutch, and Lucy Boynton. Murphy and Brennan also worked together as showrunners and co-creators on “Glee,” “Scream Queens” and “Hollywood.”
Peters who starred in the nine-season run of “American Horror Story,” is back with “AHS” creator Murphy for the show’s limited run. Peters was also featured in the eight seasons of Murphy’s “Pose” as Stan Bowes.
“Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story” will be available via Netflix this Wednesday, September. 21.
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