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Chad Michael Murray to Play Serial Killer Ted Bundy in New Movie 'American Boogeyman'

Chad Michael Murray to Play Serial Killer Ted Bundy in New Movie 'American Boogeyman'

Chad Michael Murray is the latest actor to take on a killer role.

The 39-year-old One Tree Hill and Riverdale actor has signed on to play infamous serial killer Ted Bundy in the upcoming movie American Boogeyman, Screen Daily reports.

Here’s the synopsis for the upcoming thriller: “Set in a gritty and decadent 1970s America, American Boogeyman follows the elusive and charming killer and the manhunt that brought him to justice involving the detective and the FBI rookie who coined the phrase ‘serial killer.’”

Chad is the latest actor to take on the role of Ted Bundy. He’s also been portrayed by Zac Efron in the 2019 movie Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, James Marsters in the 2008 movie The Capture of the Green River Killer, Cary Elwes in the 2004 movie The Riverman, Billy Campbell in the 2003 movie The Stranger Beside Me, Michael Reilly Burke in the 2002 movie Ted Bundy, and Mark Harmon in the 1986 movie The Deliberate Stranger.

American Boogeyman, written and directed by Daniel Farrands, is scheduled to be released on September 20. The movie will also star Insidious actress Lin Shaye and Teen Wolf actress Holland Roden.

If you missed it, Chad recently shared a super rare photo of his daughter on social media.

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