Jim Parsons On For Ted Bundy Drama Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil And Vile

Jim Parsons

by James White |
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Though he has a day job on The Big Bang Theory that keeps him busy for several months a year, Jim Parsons seems to have no trouble finding room on his schedule for movie projects. He's now joining the cast of the Zac Efron-starring Ted Bundy drama Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil And Vile.

The cameras are rolling on the film, which explores the crimes of infamous killer Bundy (Efron) through the eyes of his longtime partner, Elizabeth Kloepfer (Lily Collins). Despite years of denial about his horrific murders, she eventually turned him into the police. But even she wasn't quire aware of the extent of his actions until he began talking about them closer to his execution.

Parsons will play Larry Simpson, the lead prosecutor in the 1979 trial that convicted the killer. Other recent recruits have included Kaya Scodelario as Bundy's ex-wife, Carol Anne Boone and Angela Sarafyan in the role of Joanna, a close friend of Kloepfer, who acts as her support system and is partly responsible for her starting to question Bundy's intentions. Then there's Haley Joel Osment as a man named Jerry, with Dylan Baker as Utah prosecutor David Yokum and Terry Kinney as Detective Mike Fisher, who dedicated himself to proving Bundy's crimes.

Joe Berlinger is directing the film, which has yet to confirm a release date.

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