Voltage Pictures has released a poster and trailer for Aileen Wuornos: American Boogeywoman, a new thriller which is being billed as a(n unofficial) prequel to Patty Jenkins’ Monster and starring Peyton List (Cobra Kai) as the infamous American serial killer, who was played by Oscar-winner Charlize Theron in the acclaimed 2003 film.
Based on Aileen Wuornos’s early life, America’s most notorious female serial killer, back in 1976, a young Aileen arrives in Florida searching for a new life that will help her escape her tragic past. There, she marries a wealthy Yacht Club president and has the chance to start again as part of Florida’s high society. But tormented by inner demons she surrenders to her murderous impulses and wreaks havoc in the peaceful seaside community of Deland, Florida.
Featuring in the cast of Aileen Wuornos: American Boogeywoman are Peyton List (Cobra Kai), Tobin Bell (Saw), Nick Vallelonga (Green Book), Swen Temmel (In Time), Meadow Williams (Boss Level), and Andrew Biernat (Shadow’s Edge).
Aileen Wuornos: American Boogeywoman is set for a one-night only theatrical release in the U.S. on September 20th, followed by a VOD release on October 8th.