The story of Jeffrey Dahmer, one of the world’s most infamous and terrifying serial killers, is coming to Netflix.
for DAHMER-Monsters: The Story of Jeffrey Dahmerits full title, co-creator Ryan Murphy has teamed up with actor Evan Peters, with whom he worked on the acclaimed series American Horror Stories other Laid.
Peters, 35, played the serial killer of 17 men and boys between 1978 and 1991, and the actor looks almost unrecognizable in the role.
Pleasemynews has everything you need to know about the highly anticipated series, including release date, cast, trailer, plot, and more.
Monsters: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story will stream on Netflix worldwide Wednesday at midnight PT
All 10 episodes will drop at once for viewers, who can watch offline through the Netflix app.
To watch the series, you must be a Netflix customer. You can sign up now for $9.99 / £10.99 per month.
Monsters: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story follows the life of a serial killer who also dismembered many of his 17 victims and indulged in necrophilia and cannibalism.
The events will also be told from the perspective of his victims, the people who tried to stop him and those who knew him. The series will show the several systematic failures that allowed him to perpetrate his crimes for over a decade.
Netflix’s official synopsis reads: “Between 1978 and 1991, Jeffrey Dahmer horrifically claimed the lives of seventeen innocent victims. DAHMER-Monsters: The Story of Jeffrey Dahmer is a series that exposes these unconscionable crimes, focusing on underserved victims and their communities impacted by the systemic racism and institutional failures of policing that allowed one of America’s most notorious serial killers to continue his killer streak in plain sight for over a decade. “
Peters stars in and starred in HBO’s Easttown Mare as Detective Colin Zabel, winning an Emmy for his performance.
The shape of water Richard Jenkins and The artists Penelope Ann Miller portrays Dahmer’s parents, Lionel and Joyce.
Emmy-winning Niecy Nash plays neighbor Glenda Cleveland, who has repeatedly alerted the police to concern about Dahmer’s behavior.
Michael Learned, who starred in The Waltons other nurse, portrays Dahmer’s grandmother, Catherine. Molly Ringwald, famous for The breakfast clubappears as Shari, her stepmother.
Also starring Shaun J. Brown as Tracy Edwards and Colin Ford as Chazz.
Yes, the full trailer was released on Friday and Netflix announced that a second one will be released on Tuesday at 8am.
Announcing the news on Twitter, the official Netflix account tweeted, “During 10 powerful episodes, DAHMER brings to light the yet-untold stories of Dahmer’s victims, the people who tried to stop him, and the systemic failures that led to allowed him to continue his killing spree for more than a decade. That’s why we needed two trailers to present the complex story properly.
In the trailer, Nash’s character, Glenda Cleveland, can be heard asking Dahmer about the screams she can hear from her apartment, the smell, and the use of a drill during the night.
He is then seen giving Cleveland a sandwich and asking her to eat it, but she refuses, unsure of the meat in it. The trailer then cuts through scenes of Dahmer cooking what appears to be human flesh.
Near the end of the trailer, Dahmer is seen sitting in a courtroom wearing an orange jumpsuit as Cleveland yells at a police officer in a flashback, “I’ve been calling you for months. Y’all have arrived too late!”