Netflix has released the official trailer for Ryan Murphy’s true crime series ‘Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story’, starring ‘American Horror Story’ alumnus Evan Peters.
The 10-episode limited series follows the story of real-life serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, who murdered 17 men and boys between 1978 and 1991. Told primarily from the perspective of Dahmer’s victims, the series will reportedly take place from the 1960s to the early 1990s. . “Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story” will also investigate the incompetence of the Wisconsin Police Department during the murder investigation, allowing Dahmer to continue his murderous lust.
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In addition to Peters, the cast includes Niecy Nash, Penelope Ann Miller, Shaun J. Brown, Colin Ford, Michael Learned, Molly Ringwald and Richard Jenkins.
“Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story” is an executive produced by co-creators Murphy and Ian Brennan. Paris Barclay, Carl Franklin and Janet Mock serve as series directors. Murphy and Brennan wrote the first four episodes of the limited series, with Mock, David McMillan, Reilly Smith and Todd Kubrak also writing.
Brennan has been working with Murphy’s for a long time, with the two most recent co-creating “The Politician” on Netflix, starring Ben Platt, Zoey Deutch and Lucy Boynton. Murphy and Brennan were also co-creators and showrunners of ‘Glee’, ‘Scream Queens’ and ‘Hollywood’.
Peters, who appeared in nine seasons of “American Horror Story,” reunites with “AHS” creator Murphy for the limited series. Peters also starred in eight episodes of Murphy’s “Pose” as Stan Bowes.
“Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story” will be released on Netflix on Wednesday, September 21.
Watch the full trailer below.
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