Ryan Murphy limited series 'Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story' greenlit at Netflix

Oct 02, 2020 17:50

Ryan Murphy and his producing partner Ian Brennan have received a greenlight from Netflix on a new limited series titled Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, centered around one of America's most notorious serial killers.

Richard Jenkins has been attached to star, with Janet Mock and Carl Franklin attached to direct. Mock will also serve as a writer on the series. Monster is the latest in an ever-growing list of scripted projects about Dahmer, which includes the 2017 feature film My Friend Dahmer starring Ross Lynch in the titular role.

Between 1978 and 1991, Dahmer [sensitive content]murdered and dismembered at least 17 men and boys, the majority of whom were from various ethnic minority backgrounds. Upon being sentenced to 16 terms of life imprisonment for the murders in 1992, he was murdered by a fellow inmate at the Columbia Correctional Institution in Portage, Wisconsin in November 1994.

Ryan Murphy Limited Series ‘Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story’ Greenlit at Netflix https://t.co/vqyvxJRFwt
- Variety (@Variety) October 2, 2020


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