With filming on the Zac Efron-headlined Ted Bundy thriller Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile now underway, Variety is reporting that director Joe Berlinger has rounded out the cast of the film with the addition of Kaya Scodelario (Maze Runner: The Death Cure), Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory), Haley Joel Osment (The Sixth Sense), Terry Kinney (Billions) and Dylan Baker (The Americans).
Scodelario is set to portray Carole Ann Boone, the ex-wife of Efron’s notorious serial killer, with Parsons as lead prosecutor Larry Simpson, Baker as prosecutor David Yokum, Kinney as Detective Mike Fisher, and Osment as the other love interest of Bundy’s girlfriend Elizabeth Kloepfer, played by Lily Collins (To the Bone). Also featuring in the cast are John Malkovich (Deepwater Horizon), Angela Sarafyan (Westworld), Grace Victoria Cox (Heathers) and Jeffrey Donovan (Burn Notice).
Bundy was responsible for assaulting and murdering numerous young women during the 1970s, and confussed to committing 30 murders between 1974 and 1978. He was executed for his crimes in 1989.