‘One of the hardest things I’ve ever had to do’: Evan Peters admits he was ‘scared’ to play serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer

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Evan Peters has admitted that portraying serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer in his new Netflix series was ‘one of the hardest things I’ve ever done’ in my life.

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Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story chronicles the shocking murders of 17 young men and boys at the hands of a Milwaukee murderer between 1978 and 1991.

and in interview with netflixThe 35-year-old actor revealed that he was ‘scared’ from playing the role because of Dahmer’s horrific past, adding that he had to go into ‘dark places’ during filming to get into the killer mindset.

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Netflix re-told Dahmer’s story from the perspective of her victims — who were predominantly black — and explores the major mistakes Wisconsin police made in handling the investigation of the infamous mass murderer, who was convicted of acts of cannibalism and necrophilia. Made national headlines.

In preparation for his portrayal of the infamous killer, Evan watched Stone Phillips’ interview with the real killer while he read several biographies and the 1992 police report Dahmer’s confession.

In addition, Starr heard audio of the killer speaking to a psychologist or detective, with Evan saying he was terrified of playing the role because he noted how important it was to give an ‘authentic’ account of respect to the victims. . loved ones.

Monster: The Dahmer Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story chronicles the shocking murders of 17 young men and boys at the hands of a Milwaukee murderer between 1978 and 1991 (Dahmer portrait in 1991)

Monster: Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story chronicles the shocking murders of 17 young men and boys at the hands of a Milwaukee murderer between 1978 and 1991 (Dahmer pictured in 1991)

He explained: ‘It was so shocking that it all actually happened that it felt important to be respectful to the victims, the families of the victims, to try to tell the story as authentically as possible.’

On how difficult the process was, he continued: ‘Honestly, I was so intimidated about all the things he’d done and diving into, and trying to commit to him has taken me so far. It was one of the hardest things. To do in my life because I wanted it to be so authentic.

‘But to do that, I have to go to really dark places and stay there for a long time.’

Evan credits the on-set crew with him for keeping him steady while delving into the dark theme for the series.

The Role: In an interview with Netflix, the 35-year-old actor revealed that he was 'scared' to play the role because of Dahmer's horrific past, adding that he had to go to 'dark places' during filming.

The Role: In an interview with Netflix, the 35-year-old actor revealed that he was ‘scared’ to play the role because of Dahmer’s horrific past, adding that he had to go to ‘dark places’ during filming.

The Research: In preparation for his portrayal of the infamous killer, Evan watched Stone Phillips interview the real killer while he read several biographies and the 1992 police report Dahmer’s confession

He said: ‘I have to say that the crew was instrumental in keeping me on the guard rail, I can’t thank them enough and I couldn’t do any of this role with them…

‘It was a challenge trying to get over this person who seemed so ordinary but underneath it all, there was this whole world that he was keeping a secret from everyone.’

The series debuted on September 21 to 196.2 million viewers, earning the streaming service its best ratings since season four of Stranger Things, amid Netflix’s switch in reporting ratings from June of 2021, time limit informed of.

However, it was not without a backlash, as viewers hit out at Netflix for adding an LGBTQ tag to the new Jeffrey Demar series.

Hard: 'Honestly, I was so scared about everything he did and dived into it, and trying to commit to him was one of the hardest things I've ever done in my life'

Hard: ‘Honestly, I was so scared about everything he did and dived into it, and trying to commit to him was one of the hardest things I’ve ever done in my life’

Illustration: 'It was so jaw-dropping that it all actually happened that it felt important to be respectful to the victims, the families of the victims, try and tell the story as authentically as possible'

Illustration: ‘It was so jaw-dropping that it all actually happened that it felt important to be respectful to the victims, the families of the victims, try and tell the story as authentically as possible’

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