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Monster will reportedly tell ’s story from the perspective of his victims and look into the factors that allowed Dahmer’s killing spree to go on for so long. Fans can expect to see at least ten instances where the serial killer was almost caught but let go, which has largely been attributed to white privilege.  

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Miller and Richard Jenkins will Dahmer’s parents while Brown will play his last intended victim, Tracy, who escaped and lead the cops to his apartment to arrest him. Nash will star as Glenda Cleveland who was a neighbor who reported Dahmer to the police and even the FBI several times to no avail. The series will span from the 1960s right up to his arrest in the early 90s.  

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Dahmer was convicted of 16 murders but was beaten to death in prison in 1994 by another inmate when he was 34.  

Evans is known for taking on dark roles which is “just exhausting. It’s really mentally draining, and you don’t want to go to those places ever in your life. And so you have to go there for the scenes, and it ends up integrating it somehow into your life. You’re in traffic and you find yourself screaming and you’re like, ‘What the hell? This isn’t who I am,’” he told GQ in 2018. 

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“I trust him and his vision and his writing and directing and sort of him overseeing everything,” said of working with Murphy on American Horror Story, where he once played infamous cult leader Charles Manson. “I know there’s a bigger plan, and so I always throw it up to him, and I saw ‘I’m in your hands. Let’s do this. Whatever you need me to do.”

Deadline was the first to report that Peters will play Dahmer. The release date for Monster: The Dahmer Story has not been shared.  

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