Mark J. value
Jeffrey Dahmer – Ohio’s most infamous son of Akron – is the subject of Netflix’s new series “Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story.”
The infamous serial killer, who grew up in Bath Township, Ohio, is the main character in Netflix’s “Dahmer,” a 10-episode series that will trace the murders and dismemberment of 17 men and boys that took place between 1978 and 1991. . Dahmer, also known as the Milwaukee Cannibal or Milwaukee Monster.
Emmy-winning actor Evan Peters, 35, stars as Asphalt in the miniseries, and also stars Richard Jenkins and Penelope Ann Miller as parents Lionel and Joyce Asphalt. The cast also includes Niece Nash as Glenda Cleveland, Michael Learn as Katherine Dahmer, Molly Ringwald as Shari Dahmer.
According to the Netflix show page, “Dahmer” has been rated TV-MA for “substance, language, violence, nudity, gore, sexual violence and smoking”.
Here’s what we know about the new Netflix series.
What Is Netflix’s ‘The Asphalt Story’ About?
“Dahmer” explores the gruesome and unconscious crimes the serial killer perpetrated from 1978-1991. According to Netflix, the series “centers around underserved victims and their communities who are affected by the systemic racism and institutional failures of the police, which have forced one of America’s most notorious serial killers to continue his murderous spree for more than a decade. Gave the permission to.”
Emmy-winning producer, director, and writer Ryan Murphy co-created the show with Ian Brennan. Murphy and Brennan also serve as executive producers for the show.
Murphy’s previous shows include “Popular,” “Glee,” “Nip/Tuck,” “American Horror Story,” “Scream Queens,” “Pose,” “American Crime Story,” “9-1-1,” “9 – Contains. 1-1: Lone Star” and “Ratched.”
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Who Was Jeffrey Demer’s First Victim in Ohio?
Dahmer’s murder spree began on June 18, 1978, when he killed 18-year-old Steven M. Hicks, who was a roadside hitchhiker in Ohio, after a concert. Under the guise of drinking beer, the young man was driven away and took him home to Damer. When Hicks tried to leave, Dahmer killed him, dismembering the body and scattered the remains around his yard.
Dahmer moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he murdered 16 more people.
Police arrested him in July 1991 when a handcuffed man fled his apartment, where officers later found a human skull and other remains.
Two patrols were fired after it was revealed that officers had returned a drunk, naked 14-year-old boy to Dahmer’s apartment after an escape attempt. Dahmer convinces them that the young man is her drunken lover. When the police left, Dahar killed the girl.
Dahmer confessed to 17 murders and was sentenced to life in prison. In 1994, he was beaten to death by a fellow inmate at the Columbia Correctional Institute in Wisconsin. He was 34 years old.
How did Evan Peters research his role in playing Jeffrey Demar?
In a 2021 interview with Variety, Peters opened up about his research for the role of the killer.
“I’ve read a lot, I’ve seen a lot, I’ve seen a lot, and at a certain point, you have to say, ‘Okay, that’s enough,'” Peters said. “Beautifully written scripts. You can have all the backstories you want, but in the end we’re not making a documentary.
“It’s more about maintaining the idea and why you’re telling the story and always having that as your guiding light. But there’s so much material to Dahmer that I think making it really authentic is incredibly is important.”
Peters won an Emmy in 2021 for a supporting role in the HBO miniseries “Mare of Easttown,” a crime drama starring Kate Winslet as a detective in Pennsylvania.
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Coincidentally, Peters appeared opposite the character of Demar in the fifth season of Murphy’s “American Horror Story” on FX in 2015–2016. Actor Seth Gabel played Dahmer in a supernatural story about a Los Angeles hotel where the ghosts of serial killers, including John Wayne Gacy, Aileen Wuornos and Richard Ramirez, gather. Peters played the sinister inkeeper.
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Asphalt also appeared on the big screen in “My Friend Asphalt,” a 2017 film based on the award-winning graphic novel by John “Derf” Backderf, a former classmate.
Former Disney Channel star Ross Lynch earned positive reviews for Asphalt’s portrayal as a troubled youth. The supporting cast includes Alex Wolfe as Backdurf, Anne Heche as Joyce Dahmer, and Dallas Roberts as Lionel Dahmer. Directed by Mark Meyers, the R-rated film includes scenes filmed in Asphalt’s actual childhood home.
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Future ‘Avengers’ star Jeremy Renner played a serial killer in the 2002 horror film ‘Dahmer’. David Jacobson wrote and directed the low-budget film, which is also available to watch on Netflix.
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