Evan Peters is giving the very first glimpse at his terrifying tackle Jeffrey Dahmer, a lot to the delight and disgust of the web. The American Horror Story actor is reuniting with Ryan Murphy within the upcoming Netflix collection Dahmer, by which Peters stars because the notorious serial killer.
The streamer shared a recent teaser for Dahmer — which was originally titled Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story — at the moment, giving a preview of Evans within the chilling collection on the Netflix website. The clip is transient, however it captures the eerie temper of the present.
Evans seems shut up with the digicam centered on his eyes behind Dahmer’s well-known glasses. As the picture zooms in, Dahmer’s pupils seem in full element, revealing the blood-red rim and veins surrounding them. We’re sucked additional into Dahmer’s darkish eyes, which flip black because the teaser ends with a click on.
Netflix’s clip reveals little about Dahmer‘s plot, however that didn’t cease the web discourse. Not lengthy after the primary peek at Peters was launched, Twitter started to bubble up with chatter in regards to the collection, with a handful of customers tweeting that they will’t wait to see it, however a lot extra questioning why the streamer was releasing one other story about Dahmer.
“Netflix… really, all media firms, I’m saying this as a real crime fan… ENOUGH DAHMER MOVIES,” one wrote.
Another questioned the “obsession” audiences have with serial killers, tweeting, “they make netflix collection and flicks about dahmer and bundy and forged good actors to play them. Like these dudes are straight up serial killers. Stop glorifying it.”
Indeed, Peters is the most recent in a fairly substantial pool of actors who’ve portrayed Dahmer. Not lengthy earlier than him, Ross Lynch starred in My Friend Dahmer, a 2017 movie in regards to the killer primarily based on the John “Derf” Backderf graphic novel of the identical identify.
Long earlier than Peters or Lynch stepped into the function, Jeremy Renner additionally performed Dahmer within the 2002 movie Dahmer.
Murphy’s Dahmer doesn’t have an official Netflix premiere date but, however the streamer guarantees the miniseries is coming quickly — and when it does, you possibly can wager there will likely be much more on-line chatter.